White-bellied Cinclodes / Cinclodes palliatus

White-bellied Cinclodes / Cinclodes palliatus

White-bellied Cinclodes

SCI Name:  Cinclodes palliatus
Protonym:  Cillurus palliatus Arch.Naturgesch. 10 p.281
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Furnariidae /
Taxonomy Code:  whbcin1
Type Locality:  Peru.
Publish Year:  1844
IUCN Status:  


(Furnariidae; Ϯ Dark-bellied Cinclodes C. patagonicus) Genus Cinclus Bechstein, 1802, dipper  < Gr. κιγκλος kinklos  unknown waterside bird; -οιδης -oidēs  resembling; the Dark-bellied Cinclodes, originally described in the wagtail genus Motacilla, is now considered the ecological equivalent of the dippers Cinclidae; "Habitat in terra ignis ad mare  ...  et vermibus marinis victitans" (J. Gmelin 1789); "CINCLODES, n.  Furnarius, Less. Opetiorhynchus, (Temm.) Gould.  G.R. Gray. Uppucerthia, D'Orb. Motacilla, Gm.   C. Patagonicus, (Gm.) n. Mot. Gracula, Forst. Opet. rupestris, Kittl. Less. Tr. Orn., pl. 75, fig. 1. F. Lessonii, Dum. F. Chilensis, Less." (G. Gray 1840); "Cinclodes G. R. Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 16. Type, by subsequent designation, Motacilla patagonica Gmelin (G. R. Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 26)." (Peters, 1951, VII, p. 65).
Synon. Cillurus.

palliata / palliatus
L. palliatus cloaked, mantled < pallium cloak, mantle.