White-bellied Antpitta / Grallaria hypoleuca

White-bellied Antpitta / Grallaria hypoleuca

White-bellied Antpitta

SCI Name:  Grallaria hypoleuca
Protonym:  Grallaria hypoleuca Proc.Zool.Soc.London Pt23 no.289 p.88
Category:  Passeriformes / Grallariidae /
Taxonomy Code:  whbant3
Type Locality:  Santa Fe de Bogota.
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Publish Year:  1855
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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.

hypoleuca
Gr. ὑπο hupo beneath; λευκος leukos white (cf. ὑπολευκος hupoleukos whitish).
● ex “Pico triqueño” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 123 (syn. Sporophila leucoptera).
● Gr. ὑπερλευκος huperleukos exceedingly white; “The name hypoleucus was evidently a lapsus for hyperleucus” (Gadow 1883) (Gymnorhina).

SUBSPECIES

White-bellied Antpitta (hypoleuca)
SCI Name: Grallaria hypoleuca hypoleuca
hypoleuca
Gr. ὑπο hupo beneath; λευκος leukos white (cf. ὑπολευκος hupoleukos whitish).
● ex “Pico triqueño” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 123 (syn. Sporophila leucoptera).
● Gr. ὑπερλευκος huperleukos exceedingly white; “The name hypoleucus was evidently a lapsus for hyperleucus” (Gadow 1883) (Gymnorhina).

White-bellied Antpitta (castanea)
SCI Name: Grallaria hypoleuca castanea
castanea
L. castaneus  chestnut-coloured, chestnut-brown  < castanea  chestnut  < Gr. καστανον kastanon  chestnut.
● ex Ardea ralloides Scopoli, 1769, and “Castaneous Heron” of Latham 1785 (syn. Ardeola ralloides).
● ex “Merle doré de Madagascar” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 539, fig. 2 (Philepitta).
● (Kuhl 1820) ex “Gobe-mouche huppé du Cap de Bonne Espérance” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 234, fig. 1 (syn. Terpsiphone paradisi).
● (Temminck 1835) ex “Tchitrec bé varié” of Levaillant 1805, pl. 146 (syn. Terpsiphone paradisi).
● ex “Pigeon de la Martinique” of Brisson 1760 (syn. Zenaida aurita).