Whooping Motmot / Momotus subrufescens

Whooping Motmot / Momotus subrufescens

Whooping Motmot

SCI Name:  Momotus subrufescens
Protonym:  Momotus subrufescens Rev.Mag.Zool.(2), 5 p.489
Category:  Coraciiformes / Momotidae /
Taxonomy Code:  bucmot3
Type Locality:  Colombia.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1853
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

MOMOTUS
(Momotidae; Ϯ Amazonian Motmot M. momota) Mod. corruption Momot (Nieremberg 1635) of Aztec/Nahuatl onomatopoeia Motmot, for a blue-capped, pigeon-sized bird that inhabited the tropical regions; "Momotus. Genus 57.   ...   Genus Momoti. (1)   ...   (1) Momotus, nomen latinum ex nomine Mexicano Momot a me conflatum   ....   Le genre du Momot. (1)   ...   (1) Momot, nom que les Mexiquains donnent à la premiere espece de ce genre" (Brisson 1760): ex "Momot" of Nieremberg 1635, Willughby 1676, and Ray 1713, and "Motmot" of Hernandez 1651; "Momotus Brisson, Orn., 1760, 1, p. 44; 4, p. 465. Type, by tautonymy, Ramphastos momota Linné." (Peters 1945, V, 225).
Var. Momot, Momota, Motmotus.
Synon. Baryphonus, Crybelus, Prionites.
• (Momotidae; syn. Momotus † Russet-crowned Motmot M. mexicanus) "94. PRIONITES, Ill.   a. Momotus, Bp. ex Br. — 224. mexicanus, Sw." (Bonaparte 1854); "Momotus Bonaparte, 1854, Conspectus Volucrum Anisodactylorum, p. 7 (not of Brisson, 1760).  Type, by monotypy, Momotus mexicanus Swainson, 1827." (JAJ 2021). 

subrufescens
L. sub  beneath, somewhat; rufescens, rufescentis  reddish  < rufescere  to become reddish  < rufus  rufous.
● L. sub near to; specific name Mirafra rufescens Ingram, 1906 (= subsp. Mirafra javanica) (syn. Mirafra javanica halli).

SUBSPECIES

Whooping Motmot (Whooping)
SCI Name: Momotus subrufescens [subrufescens Group]
MOMOTUS
(Momotidae; Ϯ Amazonian Motmot M. momota) Mod. corruption Momot (Nieremberg 1635) of Aztec/Nahuatl onomatopoeia Motmot, for a blue-capped, pigeon-sized bird that inhabited the tropical regions; "Momotus. Genus 57.   ...   Genus Momoti. (1)   ...   (1) Momotus, nomen latinum ex nomine Mexicano Momot a me conflatum   ....   Le genre du Momot. (1)   ...   (1) Momot, nom que les Mexiquains donnent à la premiere espece de ce genre" (Brisson 1760): ex "Momot" of Nieremberg 1635, Willughby 1676, and Ray 1713, and "Motmot" of Hernandez 1651; "Momotus Brisson, Orn., 1760, 1, p. 44; 4, p. 465. Type, by tautonymy, Ramphastos momota Linné." (Peters 1945, V, 225).
Var. Momot, Momota, Motmotus.
Synon. Baryphonus, Crybelus, Prionites.
• (Momotidae; syn. Momotus † Russet-crowned Motmot M. mexicanus) "94. PRIONITES, Ill.   a. Momotus, Bp. ex Br. — 224. mexicanus, Sw." (Bonaparte 1854); "Momotus Bonaparte, 1854, Conspectus Volucrum Anisodactylorum, p. 7 (not of Brisson, 1760).  Type, by monotypy, Momotus mexicanus Swainson, 1827." (JAJ 2021). 

Whooping Motmot (argenticinctus)
SCI Name: Momotus subrufescens argenticinctus
argenticinctus
L. argentum, argenti  silver; cinctus  girdle  < cingere  to encircle.