White-browed Antpitta / Hylopezus ochroleucus

White-browed Antpitta / Hylopezus ochroleucus

White-browed Antpitta

SCI Name:  Hylopezus ochroleucus
Protonym:  Myioturdus ochroleucus Beitr.Naturgesch.Brasil. 3 p.1032
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Grallariidae /
Taxonomy Code:  whbant7
Type Locality:  Arraial da Conquista, southern Baia.
Publish Year:  1831
IUCN Status:  


(Grallariidae; Streak-chested Antpitta H. perspicillatus) Gr ὑλη hulē  woodland, forest; πεζος pezos  walking  < πατεω pateō  to walk; "Hylopezus gen. nov. ... Related to Grallaria Vieillot but nasal fossæ longer and narrower ... nostrils more linear and separated from frontal feathering by naked integument; much weaker and more slender (nearly terete) bill, etc.  Type.- Grallaria perspicillata Lawrence.  ('Yλη, a wood, forest; πεζος, walking.)" (Ridgway 1909); "Hylopezus RIDGWAY, Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 21, 1909, p. 71 (type [by original designation] Grallaria perspicillata LAWRENCE)." (Hellmayr, 1924, Cat. Birds Americas, Pt. III, 334).
Var. Hylopezas.

ochroleuca / ochroleucus
Gr. ωχρολευκος ōkhroleukos  yellowish-white, whitish-yellow  < ωχρος ōkhros  pale yellow; λευκος leukos  white.
● ex “Goldenthroat Fly-catcher” of Pennant 1785 (syn. Vireo flavifrons).