White-throated Gerygone / Gerygone olivacea

White-throated Gerygone / Gerygone olivacea

White-throated Gerygone

SCI Name:  Gerygone olivacea
Protonym:  Psilopus olivaceus Syn.BirdsAustr. pt4 pl.61
Category:  Passeriformes / Acanthizidae /
Taxonomy Code:  whtger1
Type Locality:  New South Wales.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1838
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

GERYGONE
(Acanthizidae; Ϯ White-throated Gerygone G. olivacea) Gr. γηρυγονος gērugonos  echoes  < γηρυω gēruō  to sing; γονη gonē  offspring, child; "I found it in considerable numbers in every part of the Upper Hunter district, nearly always among the gum-trees, and constantly uttering a peculiar and not very harmonious strain" (Gould 1865); "These birds having been characterised by me under the generic name of Psilopus; but that term having been previously employed in Entomology I propose to alter it to Gerygone" (Gould 1841); "Gerygone Gould, 1841, in G. Grey, Journ. Two Exped. Discovery Northwest Western Australia, 2, p. 417, note. New name for Psilopus Gould, 1838, preoccupied by Psilopus Meigen, 1824." (Mayr in Peters, 1986, XI, p. 444).  
Var. Gerigone, Gerypont.
Synon. Ethelornis, Hapolorhynchus, Leptotodus, Maorigerygone, Ostiarius, Pseudogerygone, Psilopus, Royigerygone, Tinamulus, Wilsonavis.

olivacea
Mod. L. olivaceus olive-green, olivaceous < L. oliva olive.
● ex “Olivert” of Levaillant 1803, pl. 125 (syn. Camaroptera brachyura).
● ex “Olivet” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Olive Tanager” (= ♀) of Latham 1783, and Pennant 1785 (Piranga).
● ex “Olive-coloured Warbler” of Brown 1776, and Latham 1783 (unident.).
● ex “Promérops olivâtre” of Audebert & Vieillot 1800-1802 (unident.; Meliphagidae).

SUBSPECIES

White-throated Gerygone (cinerascens)
SCI Name: Gerygone olivacea cinerascens
cinerascens
Late L. cinerescens, cinerescentis  ashen  < cinerescere  to turn to ashes  < L. cinis, cineris  ashes.
● ex “Mésange Grisette” of Levaillant 1803, pl. 138 (Melaniparus).

White-throated Gerygone (rogersi)
SCI Name: Gerygone olivacea rogersi
rogersi
● Charles Henry Rogers (1888-1977) US ornithologist, conservationist, Curator of Princeton Mus. (subsp. Aerodramus brevirostris, subsp. Yuhina flavicollis).
● John Porter Rogers (1873-1941) Australian ornithologist, gold prospector, collector (syn. Anas gracilis, subsp. Anas superciliosa, subsp. Anthus novaeseelandiae, subsp. Butorides striata, subsp. Calidris canutus, syn. Calidris falcinellus, syn. Caprimulgus macrurus schlegelii, syn. Chalcites osculans, subsp. Chalcophaps indica, syn. Chlidonias hybrida javanicus, syn. Cincloramphus cruralis, syn. Circus assimilis, syn. Daphoenositta chrysoptera leucoptera, syn. Eulabeornis castaneoventris, syn. Gavicalis virescens forresti, subsp. Gerygone olivacea, syn. Limicola falcinellus sibirica, subsp. Malurus lamberti, syn. Myiagra nana, syn. Nettapus pulchellus, syn. Onychoprion anaethetus, syn. Pardalotus striatus substriatus, syn. Petrochelidon nigricans neglecta, syn. Plegadis falcinellus, subsp. Podargus papuensis, syn. Polytelis alexandrae, syn. Poodytes carteri, syn. Smicrornis brevirostris flavescens, syn. Sula leucogaster plotus, syn. Synoicus ypsilophorus australis).
● Revd. Henry Martyn Rogers (1879-1926) British missionary, resident chaplain on Tristan d’Acunha 1922-1925 (Atlantisia).
● H. E. Rogers (fl. 1928) British animal and bird dealer based in Liverpool (syn. Casuarius bennetti westermanni).
● Charles Gilbert Rogers (1864-1937) British civil administrator with Imperial Forestry Commission in India and Burma 1888-1919, naturalist, collector (subsp. Cyornis rubeculoides).
● Dr David Banks Rogers (1868-1954) US anthropologist, archaeologist (‡Phalacrocorax).

White-throated Gerygone (olivacea)
SCI Name: Gerygone olivacea olivacea
olivacea
Mod. L. olivaceus olive-green, olivaceous < L. oliva olive.
● ex “Olivert” of Levaillant 1803, pl. 125 (syn. Camaroptera brachyura).
● ex “Olivet” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Olive Tanager” (= ♀) of Latham 1783, and Pennant 1785 (Piranga).
● ex “Olive-coloured Warbler” of Brown 1776, and Latham 1783 (unident.).
● ex “Promérops olivâtre” of Audebert & Vieillot 1800-1802 (unident.; Meliphagidae).