Yellow-throated Cuckoo / Chrysococcyx flavigularis

Yellow-throated Cuckoo / Chrysococcyx flavigularis

Yellow-throated Cuckoo

SCI Name:  Chrysococcyx flavigularis
Protonym:  Chrysococcyx flavigularis Proc.Zool.Soc.London(1879) (1879), Pt4 p.679 pl.50
Category:  Cuculiformes / Cuculidae /
Taxonomy Code:  yetcuc1
Type Locality:  Elmina, Gold Coast Colony.
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Publish Year:  1880
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DEFINITIONS

CHRYSOCOCCYX
(Cuculidae; African Emerald Cuckoo C. cupreus) Gr. χρυσος khrusos  gold; κοκκυξ kokkux, κοκκυγος kokkugos  cuckoo; "XXVIII. Fam. Cuculidae   ...   Chrysococcyx: Cuculus cupreus Lath. u. a." (Boie 1826); "Chrysococcyx Boie, Isis von Oken, 1826, Bd. 2, col. 977.  Type, by monotypy, Cuculus cupreus Latham = Cuculus cupreus Shaw." (Peters, 1940, IV, p. 29).
Synon. Adamatornis, Adetococcyx, Lamprococcyx, Lampromorpha, Metallococcyx.

flavigularis
L. flavus yellow, golden-yellow; Mod. L. gularis throated < L. gula throat.