Western Striolated-Puffbird / Nystalus obamai

Western Striolated-Puffbird / Nystalus obamai

Western Striolated-Puffbird

SCI Name:  Nystalus obamai
Protonym:  Nystalus obamai Handbook of the Birds of the World. Special Volume: New Species and Global Index p.240-244
Category:  Galbuliformes / Bucconidae /
Taxonomy Code:  wespuf1
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Publish Year:  2013
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DEFINITIONS

NYSTALUS
(Bucconidae; Ϯ Spot-backed Puffbird N. maculatus) Gr. νυσταλος nustalos  drowsy  < νυσταζω nustazō  to doze; "Gen. NYSTALUS*) Nob. — Chacuru.  Capito Sws. 1837 & Strickl. 1841 (nec Temm. 1820). Nyctastes (!) Bp. 1854 & Nyctactes (!) Gray 1855 (nec Nystactes Glog. 1827).   113.—1. N. maculatus Nob.   Ispida brasiliensis naevia Briss. Orn. IV. p. 542.25. — Alcedo maculata Gm. Syst. Nat. I. p. 451. 25.  ...  Bucco somnolentus Licht. Verz. Doubl. p. 8. 34.  ...  Tamatia tamajac Less. Trait. Orn. p. 168. 7.   ...   114.—4. N. chacuru Nob.  Chacuru Azar. Apunt. Hist. Nat. Paxar. Parag. II. p. 330.261.—Hartl. Ind. Azar. p. 17.—Bucco chacuru Vieill. Nouv. Dict. III. p. 239.   ...   *) Andere Arten dieser im Schnabel unläugbar an manche Liest-Arten wie besonders an Carcineutes erinnernden Gattung, deren Namen wir von νυσταλος (= νυστακτης, schläfrig) entnehmen, sind:  2. N. striatipectus Nob.  Bucco striatipectus Scl. Proc. Z. Soc. 1853. p. 123.  ...  ?Nystactes flammulatus "Verr." Bp. Consp. Vol. Zygod. p. 13. gen. 17. 79.   ...   3. N. striolatus Nob.  Capito striolatus Natterer in Mus. Vindob. — "Bucco striolatus Natterer" v. Pelzeln Sitzungsber. Wien. Acad. Wissensch. XX. p. 500.   ...   5. N. radiatus Nob.  Bucco radiatus Scl. Proc. Z. Soc. 1853. p. 122. 1. t. 50.  ...  Capito ruficervix Bp. Consp. Vol. Zygod. p. 17. gen. 15. 71.   ...   6. N. lanceolatus Nob.  Bucco lanceolatus Deville Rev. & Mag. Z. 1849. p. 56." (Cabanis & Heine 1863); "Nystalus Cabanis and Heine, Mus. Hein., Th. 4, 1862-63 (1863), Heft 1, p. 139. Type, by subsequent designation, Alcedo maculata Gmelin. (Sclater, Monogr. Jacamars and Puff-birds, pt. 4, 1882, p. xxxv.)" (Peters 1948, VI, 13).
Synon. Ecchaunornis.

obamai
Barack Hussein Obama II (b. 1961) US lawyer, politician, Senator from Illinois 2005-2008, President 2009-2017 (subsp. Nystalus striolatus).