White-winged Cuckooshrike / Analisoma ostenta

White-winged Cuckooshrike / Analisoma ostenta

White-winged Cuckooshrike

SCI Name:  Analisoma ostenta
Protonym:  Coracina ostenta Condor 54 p.362
Category:  Passeriformes / Campephagidae /
Taxonomy Code:  whwcus1
Type Locality:  
Publish Year:  1952
IUCN Status:  


(Campephagidae; syn. Edolisoma  New Caledonian Cicadabird E. anale) Portmanteau of specific combination Edolisoma anale (Verreaux & des Murs, 1860); "Analisoma gen. nov.  Differs from Edolisoma Pucheran, in having a thicker, heavier bill, and from Graucalus in having the nostrils not covered with feathers, and placed differently.  Type: Campephaga analis Verreaux et des Murs, 1860." (Mathews 1928); "Analisoma Mathews, 1928, Novit. Zool., 34, p. 372.  Type, by original designation, Campephaga analis Verreaux and Des Murs." (Peters, 1960, IX, p. 169) (see zanda).

ostenta / ostentum
L. ostentus  showy, conspicuous  < ostendere  to display  < obs old form of ob  towards; tendere  to spread.