Unstreaked Tit-Tyrant / Uromyias agraphia

Unstreaked Tit-Tyrant / Uromyias agraphia

Unstreaked Tit-Tyrant

SCI Name:  Uromyias agraphia
Protonym:  Anaeretes agraphia Proc.Biol.Soc.Wash. 32 p.263
Category:  Passeriformes / Tyrannidae /
Taxonomy Code:  unstit1
Type Locality:  Idma, 9,000 ft., near Santa Ana, Peru.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1919
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

UROMYIAS
(Tyrannidae; Ϯ Agile Tit Tyrant U. agilis) Gr. ουρα oura  tail; Mod. L. myias  flycatcher  < Gr. μυια muia, μυιας muias  fly; πιαζω piazō  to seize; "Uromyias genus nov.  Nearly related to Spizitornis, but bill much shorter, wider and more depressed; rictal bristles much more developed; crest feathers on apical portion neither attenuated nor decurved; tail proportionately longer and strongly graduated, the distance between the shortest and longest rectrix being at least equal to length of tarsus; rectrices conspicuously pointed at the tip instead of bluntly rounded.  Type Euscarthmus agilis SCLATER" (Hellmayr 1927).

agraphia
Gr. αγραφος agraphos  unwritten  < negative prefix α- a- ; γραφος graphos  lines, writings  < γραφω graphō  to write.

SUBSPECIES

Unstreaked Tit-Tyrant (plengei)
SCI Name: Uromyias agraphia plengei
plengei
Manuel Alberto Plenge (b. 1937) Peruvian ornithologist (subsp. Asthenes fuliginosa, subsp. Uromyias agraphia).

Unstreaked Tit-Tyrant (squamiger)
SCI Name: Uromyias agraphia squamiger
squamiger / squamigera
L. squamiger  scale-bearing, scaly  < squama  scale; -gera  carrying  < gerere  to carry.

Unstreaked Tit-Tyrant (agraphia)
SCI Name: Uromyias agraphia agraphia
agraphia
Gr. αγραφος agraphos  unwritten  < negative prefix α- a- ; γραφος graphos  lines, writings  < γραφω graphō  to write.