Velvet-purple Coronet / Boissonneaua jardini

Velvet-purple Coronet / Boissonneaua jardini

Velvet-purple Coronet

SCI Name:  Boissonneaua jardini
Protonym:  Trochilus Jardini Compt.Rend. 32 p.187
Taxonomy:  Caprimulgiformes / Trochilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  vepcor1
Type Locality:  Nanegal, Ecuador.
Publish Year:  1851
IUCN Status:  


(Trochilidae; Ϯ Buff-tailed Coronet B. flavescens) Auguste Boissonneau (1802-1883) French ornithologist, natural history dealer, ocularist; "b. Ochrurae.  ...  *Boissonneaua flavescens (Tr. — LODD. 1832.) RCHB. — St. Fé de Bog." (Reichenbach 1854); "Boissonneaua Reichenbach, 1854, Journal für Ornithologie, I, Extraheft, Aufzählung der Colibris, p. 11.  Type, by monotypy, Trochilus flavescens Loddiges, 1832." (JAJ 2020).
Var. Boissonneauxia.
Synon. Alosia, Callidice, Galenia, Panoplites.

jardinei / jardineii / jardini / jardinii
● “Amongst the Raptorial specimens which were acquired for the Norwich Museum at the recent sale of the collection of the late Sir William Jardine is a Hawk ...I propose to call [it] commemoration of the collection from which it passed into that of the Norwich Museum” (Gurney 1887) (syn. Accipiter poliogaster).
● Sir William Jardine, Bt. (1800-1874) Scottish ornithologist (Boissonneaua, syn. Cinnyris bifasciatus bifasciatus ("jardinei"), syn. Cinnyris bifasciatus microrhynchus ("jardinii"), syn. Circus assimilis (ex “Circus affinis Jardine & Selby” = Circus assimilis Jardine & Selby, 1828), syn. Edolisoma tenuirostre (ex Graucalus tenuirostris Jardine, 1831), Glaucidium, syn. Lanius senator, subsp. Leuconotopicus villosus, syn. Melanodryas cucullata, syn. Sarothrura affinis, syn. Spodiornis rusticus, syn. Tityra inquisitor, Turdoides, subsp. Xiphorhynchus susurrans).
● Jardine Creek, Cape York, Queensland, Australia (syn. Lichmera cockerelli, subsp. Melloria quoyi).