Whiskered Treeswift / Hemiprocne comata

Whiskered Treeswift / Hemiprocne comata

Whiskered Treeswift

SCI Name:  Hemiprocne comata
Protonym:  Cypselus comatus Pl.Col. livr.45 pl.268
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Hemiprocnidae /
Taxonomy Code:  whitre1
Type Locality:  Sumatra.
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Publish Year:  1824
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

HEMIPROCNE
(Hemiprocnidae; Grey-rumped Treeswift H. longipennis) Gr. ἡμι- hēmi-  half-, small < ἡμισυς hēmisus  half; L. progne or procne  swallow (see Progne); "Cypseli et Hemiprocnes N. h) genera.   ...   h) Hemiprocnes genus, cui Cypselos, qui ill. TEMMINCKIO longipennis, comatus, fuciphagus, torquatus vocantur, aliosque accenseo, a veris discrepant Cypselis et hallice sive digito pedum primo retrorsum semper verso, et digitorum phalangum numero eodem, qui in ceteris avibus solemnis est." (Nitzsch 1829) (OD per Björn Bergenholtz); "Hemiprocnes [nominative plural] Nitzsch, Obs. Av. Arter. Carot. Comm., 1829, p. 15 and note.  Type, by subsequent designation, Cypselus longipennis Temminck = Hirundo longipennis Rafinesque (Oberholser, Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 19, 1906, p. 68.)" (Peters, 1940, IV, p. 257).
Synon. Chelidonia, Dendrochelidon, Macropteryx, Palestre.
• (Apodidae; syn. Collocalia Glossy Swiftlet C. esculenta) "Hemiprocne. — Salange.  Der vorigen Gattung ähnlich, aber mit gewöhnlicher Gliederung und Richtung der zehen.  H. esculenta, die indianische Schwalbe." (Riemann 1838 per Oberholser 1906) (Laurent Raty in litt.); "Hemiprocne Riemann, 1838, Zoologisch-technologischer Leitfaden für Realschulen und Gymnasien, p. 34 (not Hemiprocne Nitzsch, 1829).  Type, by monotypy, Hirundo esculenta Linnaeus, 1758." (JAJ 2021).

comata
L. comatus hairy < coma hair of the head < Gr. κομη komē hair.

SUBSPECIES

Whiskered Treeswift (comata)
SCI Name: Hemiprocne comata comata
comata
L. comatus hairy < coma hair of the head < Gr. κομη komē hair.

Whiskered Treeswift (major)
SCI Name: Hemiprocne comata major
major
L. maior, maioris  greater, larger  < comp. magnus  great, large, powerful.
● ex “Poule d’eau de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 352; “Even if [Statius Müller, 1776] ...should some day be repudiated by ornithologists on account of his carelessness and his apparent colour-blindness, then the proper name of the species would be Aramides major (Boddaert), founded on Daubenton’s plate” (Sharpe 1894) (syn. Aramides cajanea).
● ex “Grand Corbeau” of Levaillant 1800, pl. 51 (unident.;?Corvus sp.).
● ex “Crotophagus major” of Brisson 1760, “Grand bout de Petun” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 102, fig. 1, “Ani des palétuviers” of Salerne 1767, and “Greater Ani” of Latham 1781 (Crotophaga).
● 54. PICUS.  ...  major.  10. P. albo nigroque varius, ano occipiteque rubro.  Picus albo nigroque varius, rectricibus tribus lateralibus utrinque albescentibus. Fn. svec. 81.  Picus varius major. Ges. av. 708. Aldr. ornith. l. 12. c. 32. Will. orn. 94. t. 21. Raj. av. 43. Alb. av. I. p. 19. t. 19. Frisch. av. . . t. 36. f. 1.  Habitat in Europa." (Linnaeus 1758) (Dendrocopos).
● ex “Grande Egrette d’Amérique” of d’Aubenton, 1765-1781, pl. 925 (syn. Egretta garzetta).
● ex “Scolopax media” of Frisch 1733-1763, “Great Snipe” of Pennant 1768, and Latham 1785 (syn. Gallinago media).
● ex “Grand Indicateur, mâle” of Levaillant 1807, pl. 241, fig. 1 (syn. Indicator indicator).
● ex “Pie-grièche Blanchot” of Levaillant 1810, pl. 285 (syn. Malaconotus blanchoti).
● ex “An other sort of Loggerhead” of Sloane 1707-1725, “Sitta” or “Picus cinereus major, rostro curvo” of Ray 1713, “Grand Sittelle à bec crochu” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Great Nuthatch” of Latham 1781 (?syn. Myiarchus validus).
● ex “Parus major” of Gessner 1555, Belon 1555, Aldrovandus 1599, and Willughby 1676, “Fringillago”, “Great Titmouse” or “Ox Eye” of Ray 1713, and Albin 1731, and “Parus capite nigro, temporibus albis, nucha luteis” of Linnaeus 1746 (Parus).
ex “Grèbe de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 404, fig. 1, and “Grand Grèbe” of de Buffon 1770-1785 (Podiceps).
● ex “Barbican des côtes de Barbarie” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 602 (syn. Pogonornis dubius).
● ex “Grande Quiscale” of Vieillot 1819 (Quiscalus).
● ex “Tangara des grands bois de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 205 (syn. Saltator maximus).
● ex “Batara mayor” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 211 (Taraba).
● ex “Macucagua” of Marcgrave 1648, Willughby 1676, and Ray 1713, “Perdix brasiliensis” of Brisson 1760, and “Magoua” of de Buffon 1770-1783 (Tinamus).
● ex “Trepadore grande” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 241 (Xiphocolaptes).