White-rumped Triller / Lalage leucopygialis

White-rumped Triller / Lalage leucopygialis

White-rumped Triller

SCI Name:  Lalage leucopygialis
Protonym:  Lalage leucopygialis Trans.Zool.Soc.London 8 p.69 pl.8 fig.2
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Campephagidae /
Taxonomy Code:  whrtri1
Type Locality:  Menado, Celebes.
Publish Year:  1872
IUCN Status:  


(Campephagidae; Ϯ Pied Triller L. nigra) Gr. λαλαξ lalax, λαλαγος lalagos or λαλαγες lalages  unidentified bird mentioned by Hesychius  < λαλαζω lalazō  to chirp or chirrup (cf. this name is also identified with a green tree frog); "IX. Fam.  Myiotheridae.   ...   Lalage: Turdus orientalis Gm. enl. 273 fig. 2. u. s. w." (Boie 1826); "Lalage Boie, 1826, Isis, col. 973. Type, by monotypy, Turdus orientalis Gmelin = Turdus niger Forster." (Mayr in Peters 1960, IX, 196).   
Synon. Acanthinotus, Coquus, Diaphoropterus, Erucivora, Karua, Oscarornis, Oxynotus, Perissolalage, Pseudolalage, Symmorphus.

leucopygia / leucopygialis / leucopygius
Gr. λευκος leukos  white; -πυγιος -pugios  -rumped  < πυγη pugē  rump.