Yucatan Nightjar / Antrostomus badius

Yucatan Nightjar / Antrostomus badius

Yucatan Nightjar

SCI Name:  Antrostomus badius
Protonym:  Antrostomus badius Proc.Biol.Soc.Wash. 21 p.44
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Caprimulgidae /
Taxonomy Code:  yucnig1
Type Locality:  Toledo district, British Honduras.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1908
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

ANTROSTOMUS
(Caprimulgidae; Ϯ Chuck-will's-widow A. carolinensis) Gr. αντρον antron  cavern; στομα stoma, στοματος stomatos  mouth. "Son bec depuis son bout jusqu'aux coins de la bouche a un pouce sept lignes de long  ...  Les bords de la mâchoire supérieure sont garnis de longs poils noirs, tournés en-devant & roides comme des soyes  ...  Il se nourrit d'Insectes" (Brisson 1760); "Gen. 38. ANTROSTOMUS, Gould.    42. ANTROSTOMUS CAROLINENSIS, Nob. (Caprimulgus Carolinensis, Gm.) Aud. pl. 52.  Southern parts" (Bonaparte 1838); "Antrostomus Bonaparte, Geog. & Comp. List, 1838, p. 8  (Type, fixed by Gray, 1840, Caprimulgus carolinensis Gmel.)." (Cory, 1918, Cat. Birds Americas, Pt. II (1), p. 131).
Var. Androstomus, Anthrostomus, Anthrostumus.
Synon. Annamornus, Setochalcis.

badius
L. badius chestnut-coloured, brown.
● ex “Brown Hawk” of Brown 1776, and Latham 1781 (Accipiter).
● ex “Tordo del pardo-roxizo” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 63 (Agelaioides).
● ex “Port Jackson Thrush” of White 1790 (syn. Colluricincla harmonica).
● ex “Apiaster ex Franciae insula” of Brisson 1760, “Guêpier de l’île de France” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 252, “Guêpier maron et bleu” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Chestnut Bee-eater” of Latham 1782 (syn. Merops viridis).