Wakolo Myzomela / Myzomela wakoloensis

Wakolo Myzomela / Myzomela wakoloensis

Wakolo Myzomela

SCI Name:  Myzomela wakoloensis
Protonym:  Myzomela wakoloensis Proc.Zool.Soc.London Pt2 p.116
Category:  Passeriformes / Meliphagidae /
Taxonomy Code:  wakmyz1
Type Locality:  Lake Wakolo, Burn Island.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1883
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

MYZOMELA
(Meliphagidae; Ϯ Scarlet Myzomela M. sanguinolenta) Gr. μυζαω muzaō  to suck; μελι meli  honey; "This section forms an interesting subdivision of the present group [Meliphagidae], as marking the passage to the Cinnyridæ ...  this type of form may be generically characterized as follows, the Mel. cardinalis being the normal species.  Genus. MYZOMELA.  Rostrum breve, gracile; culmine arcuato, ad basin subcultrato; naribus longitudinalibus, linearibus, perangustis, membrana supra tectis, rostri tertiam partem longitudine æquantibus.  Lingua, alæ, pedesque iidem fere ut in Meliphagis veris.  Cauda subbrevis, æqualis" (Vigors & Horsfield 1827); "Myzomela Vigors and Horsfield, 1827, Trans. Linn. Soc. London, 15, p. 318 [=316]. Type, by original designation, Meliphaga cardinalis Vigors and Horsfield = Certhia sanguinolenta Latham." (Salomonsen in Peters 1967, XII, 350).
Var. Mysomela.
Synon. Cosmeteira, Melomyza.    

wakoloensis
Lake Wakolo, Buru, Moluccas, Dutch East Indies / Indonesia.

SUBSPECIES

Wakolo Myzomela (Seram)
SCI Name: Myzomela wakoloensis elisabethae
elisabethae
● Elizaveta Vladimirovna Pushkariova-Kozlova (1892-1972) Russian ornithologist, wife of explorer Gen. Pyotr K. Kozlov (syn. Emberiza hortulana, syn. Strix nebulosa lapponica).
● Catharina Elisabeth Boldewina Lecky Baroness van Dedem (1842-1912) sister of Dutch naturalist Frederik Karel Baron van Dedem, lady-in-waiting to Queen Sophia of the Netherlands, and wife of Irish essayist William Edward Hartpole Lecky (subsp. Myzomela wakoloensis).
● Elizabeth La Touche (1912-1988) daughter of Irish ornithologist John D. D. La Touche (subsp. Serilophus lunatus, subsp. Sinosuthora webbiana).
● see elizabethae

Wakolo Myzomela (Buru)
SCI Name: Myzomela wakoloensis wakoloensis
wakoloensis
Lake Wakolo, Buru, Moluccas, Dutch East Indies / Indonesia.