White-necked Puffbird / Notharchus hyperrhynchus

White-necked Puffbird / Notharchus hyperrhynchus

White-necked Puffbird

SCI Name:  Notharchus hyperrhynchus
Protonym:  Bucco hyperrhynchus Proc.Zool.Soc.London(1855) (1855), Pt23 no.296 p.193 pl.105
Category:  Galbuliformes / Bucconidae /
Taxonomy Code:  whnpuf2
Type Locality:  Upper Amazon.
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Publish Year:  1856
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

NOTHARCHUS
(Bucconidae; Ϯ White-necked Puffbird N. hyperrhynchus) Gr. νωθης nōthēs  sluggish  < νωθευω nōtheuō  to be torpid; αρχος arkhos  leader, chief  < αρχω arkhō  to rule; "Gattung Notharchus Nob. (Tamatia Scl. & Bp., nec Cuv.)  ...  Gen. NOTHARCHUS*) Nob. — Riesen-Tamatia.   Tamatia (!) Scl. 1853 & Bp. 1854 (nec Cuv. 1817).   121.—2. N. Dysoni Nob.  ?Tamatia gigas Bp. Consp. Vol. Zygod. p. 13. gen. 14. 64. — "Bucco Dysoni Gray in Mus. Brit." Scl. Proc. Z. Soc. 1855. p. 193. 2. & p. 196.   ...   122.—6. N. Swainsoni Nob.  Tamatia macrorhynchus Sws. (nec Gm.) Zool. Ill. II. t. 99.   ...   *) Wir stellen diese Riesenformen unter den Tamatia's an's Ende der Bartkuckuke und geben ihnen den neuen aus νωθης (träge) und αρχος (Herrscher) zusammengesetzten Namen Notharchus, da wir uns nicht zu Gray's Ansicht bekehren können, dass die cuvier'sche Benennung Tamatia für diese Gruppe zu adoptiren sei.   ...   Die übrigen unter einander meistens sehr nahe verwandete Arten dieses Genus sind:  1. N. hyperrhynchus Nob.   ...   3. N. macrorhynchus Nob.   ...   4. N. albicrissus Nob.   ...   5. N. napensis Nob.   ...   7. N. pectoralis Nob.   ...   8. N. Ordi Nob." (Cabanis & Heine 1863); "Notharchus Cabanis and Heine, Mus. Hein., Th. 4, 1862-63 (1863), Heft 1, p. 146, 149. Type, by subsequent designation, Bucco hyperrhynchus Sclater. (Sclater, Monogr. Jacamars and Puff-birds, 1882 [Pt. VII], p. xxxv.)" (Peters 1948, VI, 10) (see Nothriscus).
Var. Notarchus.
Synon. Capito, Megacephalus, Nothriscus.

hyperrhynchus
Gr. ὑπερ huper  exceeding, beyond measure; ῥυγχος rhunkhos  bill.

SUBSPECIES

White-necked Puffbird (hyperrhynchus)
SCI Name: Notharchus hyperrhynchus hyperrhynchus
hyperrhynchus
Gr. ὑπερ huper  exceeding, beyond measure; ῥυγχος rhunkhos  bill.

White-necked Puffbird (cryptoleucus)
SCI Name: Notharchus hyperrhynchus cryptoleucus
cryptoleucus
Gr. κρυπτος kruptos hidden; λευκος leukos white.

White-necked Puffbird (paraensis)
SCI Name: Notharchus hyperrhynchus paraensis
paraensis
Pará State, eastern Brazil.