Yellow-breasted Barbet / Trachyphonus margaritatus

Yellow-breasted Barbet / Trachyphonus margaritatus

Yellow-breasted Barbet

SCI Name:  Trachyphonus margaritatus
Protonym:  Bucco margaritatus AtlasReis.nord.Afr.Vog.[Ruppell](1826) -1826 p.30 pl.20
Category:  Piciformes / Lybiidae /
Taxonomy Code:  yebbar2
Type Locality:  Sennar.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1828
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

TRACHYPHONUS
(Lybiidae; Ϯ Crested Barbet T. vaillantii) Gr. τραχυφωνος trakhuphōnos  harsh-voiced  < τραχυς trakhus  rough; φωνη phōnē  sound, cry  < φωνεω phōneō  to call (cf. φωνος phōnos  loud-voiced); "Trachifono, Trachyphonus (1)   ...   (1) Da τραχυφωνος — che ha voce aspra.   ...   Sp. unica: Trachifono di Vaillant, Trachyphonus Vaillantii.  Le Promépic franc.   ...   Il grido è cral, cral, cral." (Ranzani 1821); "Trachyphonus Ranzani, Elem. di Zool., 3, 1821, pt. 2, p. 157. Type, by monotypy, Trachyphonus vaillantii Ranzani." (Peters 1948, VI, 60).
Synon. CapitonidesCucupicus, Micropogon, Murututtu, Polysticte, Promepicus, Tamatia.

margaritata / margaritatus
L. margaritatus  adorned with pearls  < margarita  pearl  < Gr. μαργαριτης margaritēs  pearl.

SUBSPECIES

Yellow-breasted Barbet (margaritatus)
SCI Name: Trachyphonus margaritatus margaritatus
margaritata / margaritatus
L. margaritatus  adorned with pearls  < margarita  pearl  < Gr. μαργαριτης margaritēs  pearl.

Yellow-breasted Barbet (somalicus)
SCI Name: Trachyphonus margaritatus somalicus
somalensis / somalica / somalicum / somalicus / somaliensis
Somaliland / Somalia (from the pastoral Samaale inhabitants of the region).