White-throated Antbird / Oneillornis salvini

White-throated Antbird / Oneillornis salvini

White-throated Antbird

SCI Name:  Oneillornis salvini
Protonym:  Pithys salvini J.Orn. 49 p.98
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Thamnophilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  whtant1
Type Locality:  San Mateo, Yungas of Cochabamba, Bolivia.
Publish Year:  1901
IUCN Status:  


(Thamnophilidae; Ϯ Lunulated Antbird O. lunulatus) John Patton O'Neill (b. 1942) US ornithologist, field-worker, bird artist; Gr. ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos  bird; "Oneillornis new genus   Type species. — Pithys lunulata Sclater and Salvin 1873.   ...   Etymology.— We are pleased to name this genus for our friend and colleague John Patton O'Neill, whose pioneering field work in South America led to the discovery of dozens of new avian species and helped propel the Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science into becoming one of the great ornithology collections in the world, whose paintings grace our lives and provide keys for field study, and, especially, whose intense love of ornithological exploration and appreciation for the value of museum specimens has been passed on to a multitude of students, one by one, for five decades.  The name Oneillornis is masculine in gender" (Isler et al. 2014).

salvini / salvinii
Osbert Salvin (1835-1898) English ornithologist, Curator of Ornithology, Cambridge University 1874-1882, collector (syn. Accipiter erythronemius ventralis, syn. Alaemon alaudipes, syn. Amazilia violiceps, subsp. Amazona autumnalis, Antrostomus, subsp. Basileuterus rufifrons, syn. Certhidea olivacea, subsp. Chlorostilbon canivetii, subsp. Colinus virginianus, syn. Crypturellus variegatus, subsp. Cyphorhinus arada, subsp. Empidonax flavescens, subsp. Eubucco bourcierii, subsp. Eutoxeres aquila, subsp. Geospiza parvula, subsp. Habia fuscicauda, syn. Heliodoxa xanthogonys, subsp. Icterus mesomelas, subsp. Knipolegus poecilurus, subsp. Lampornis amethystinus, Mitu, subsp. Neomorphus geoffroyi, OneillornisPachyptila, subsp. Pachyramphus albogriseus (ex Pachyramphus similis Salvin, 1895), subsp. Paraclaravis mondetoura, subsp. Picumnus exilis, syn. Popelairia conversii, subsp. Sclerurus guatemalensis, subsp. Sicalis olivascens, subsp. Spindalis zena, subsp. Sporophila funereaThalassarche, syn. Tinamus major fuscipennisTumbezia, subsp. Vireo pallens).