White-browed Antbird / Myrmoborus leucophrys

White-browed Antbird / Myrmoborus leucophrys

White-browed Antbird

SCI Name:  Myrmoborus leucophrys
Protonym:  Pithys leucophrys Arch.Naturgesch. 10 p.278
Category:  Passeriformes / Thamnophilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  whbant6
Type Locality:  Peru = Montana de Vitoc, fide Hellmayr, 1924, p. 232.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1844
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DEFINITIONS

MYRMOBORUS
(Thamnophilidae; Ϯ White-browed Antbird M. leucophrys) Gr. μυρμος murmos  ant; -βορος -boros  -devouring  < βιβρωσκω bibrōskō  to eat up; "Gen. MYRMOBORUS **) Nob. — Bastard-Manikup.   28.  1. M. leucophrys Nob.   Pithys leucophrys Tsch. Consp. p. 18. 97. — Faun. Per. p. 176. t. 11. 2. — Dasycephala leucophrys Gray Gen. B. I. p. 208. — Myrmonax leucophrys Cab. O. N. p. 211. — Hypocnemis leucophrys Scl. B. Bogot. p. 18. — Id. Syn. Form. II. p. 22.   ...   29.  2. M. obscurus nov. sp.  ...  Cayenne   ...   **) Von μυρμος (Ameise) und βιβρωσκω (fressen).  Typus der Gattung ist der vielfach umhergeworfene Pithys leucophrys, und es gehören ferner dahin:  3. M. myotherinus.Thamnophilus myiotherinus ♂ Spix;  4. M. lugubris.Thamnophilus myiotherinus ♀ Spix.Lanius lugubris Jll.;  5. M. angustirostris.Conopophaga angustirostris Cab.—Pithys erythrophrys Scl." (Cabanis & Heine 1859).
Synon. Malurio.

leucophrys
Gr. λευκοφρυς leukophrus, λευκοφρυος leukophruos  white-browed  < λευκος leukos  white; οφρυς ophrus, οφρυος ophruos  eyebrow.
● ex “Pato ceja blanca” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 442 (Callonetta).
● ex “Grivetin” of Levaillant 1802, pl. 118 (Cercotrichas).

Leucophrys
(syn. Plocepasser Ϯ White-browed Sparrow Weaver P. mahali) Gr. λευκοφρυς leukophrus, λευκοφρυος leukophruos  white-browed  < λευκος leukos  white; οφρυς ophrus, οφρυος ophruos  eyebrow; "Leucophrys, Sw.  Bill unequally conic; the sides not swollen; the tip entire. Nostrils naked, round  ...  L. pileatus. Part 5. No. 199" (Swainson 1837).

SUBSPECIES

White-browed Antbird (angustirostris)
SCI Name: Myrmoborus leucophrys angustirostris
angustirostris
L. angustus  narrow; -rostris  -billed  < rostrum  beak.
● ex “Trepadore comun” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 242 (Lepidocolaptes).

White-browed Antbird (erythrophrys)
SCI Name: Myrmoborus leucophrys erythrophrys
erythrophrys / erythrophryx
Gr. ερυθρος eruthros  red; οφρυς ophrus, οφρυος ophruos  eyebrow.

White-browed Antbird (koenigorum)
SCI Name: Myrmoborus leucophrys koenigorum
koenigorum
Dr Arturo H. Koenig (b. 1924) Peruvian orthodontist and his wife Helen Koenig née Maunsell (b. 1930) (subsp. Myrmoborus leucophrys).

White-browed Antbird (leucophrys)
SCI Name: Myrmoborus leucophrys leucophrys
leucophrys
Gr. λευκοφρυς leukophrus, λευκοφρυος leukophruos  white-browed  < λευκος leukos  white; οφρυς ophrus, οφρυος ophruos  eyebrow.
● ex “Pato ceja blanca” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 442 (Callonetta).
● ex “Grivetin” of Levaillant 1802, pl. 118 (Cercotrichas).