Watkins’s Antpitta / Grallaria watkinsi

Watkins\'s Antpitta / Grallaria watkinsi

Watkins's Antpitta

SCI Name:  Grallaria watkinsi
Protonym:  Grallaria watkinsi Proc.Biol.Soc.Wash. 32 p.255
Category:  Passeriformes / Grallariidae /
Taxonomy Code:  watant1
Type Locality:  Milagros, 2200 feet, Piura, Peru.
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Publish Year:  1919
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DEFINITIONS

GRALLARIA
(Grallariidae; Ϯ Variegated Antpitta G. varia) Mod. L. grallarius  stilt-walker  < L. grallae  stilts  < obsolete gradula  little step  < dim. gradus  step; "GRALLARIE, Grallaria.  Turdus, Linn. Gm. Lath.  Bec droit, un peu fort, épais, convexe en dessus, à dos caréné, comprimé par les côtés; mandibule supérieure échancrée et courbée à la pointe. — Jambes demi-nues. — Queue courte.   Esp. Roi des Fourmilliers, Buff." (Vieillot 1816); "Grallaria Vieillot, Analyse, 1816, p. 43. Type, by monotypy, Roi des Fourmilliers, Buffon = Formicarius varius Boddaert." (Peters, 1951, VII, p. 262).
Synon. AgauraChamaebates, Colobathris, Hypsibemon, Myiotrichas, Myioturdus, Oropezus.

grallaria
Mod. L. grallarius  stilt-walker  < L. grallae  stilts  < obsolete gradula  little step  < dim. gradus  step.

watkinsi
● Henry "Harry" George Watkins (1886-1933) and his brother Cazimir "Charles" Watkins (fl. 1924) English collectors, sometime resident in Peru (subsp. Clibanornis rubiginosus) (Mark Brown in litt.).
● Henry "Harry" George Watkins (1886-1933) English collector resident in Peru 1902-1933 (Grallaria, Incaspiza).