Yucatan Poorwill / Nyctiphrynus yucatanicus

Yucatan Poorwill / Nyctiphrynus yucatanicus

Yucatan Poorwill

SCI Name:  Nyctiphrynus yucatanicus
Protonym:  Caprimulgus yucatanicus Cat.BirdsBrit.Mus. 16 p.525,575
Category:  Caprimulgiformes / Caprimulgidae /
Taxonomy Code:  yucpoo1
Type Locality:  Tizimin, Yucatan.
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Publish Year:  1892
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DEFINITIONS

NYCTIPHRYNUS
(Caprimulgidae; Ϯ Ocellated Poorwill N. ocellatus) Gr. νυκτι- nukti-  night-, nocturnal  < νυξ nux, νυκτος nuktos  night; φρυνη phrunē, φρυνης phrunēs  toad; "11. Nyctiphrynus, Bp.   41. ocellatus, Tschudi. (brasilianus? Wied nec L.)   42. nuttalli, Audub. (brasilianus? Lawr.)   43. guianensis, Gm." (Bonaparte 1857); "Nyctiphrynus Bonaparte, Riv. Contemp., 9, 1857, p. 215. Type, by subsequent designation, Caprimulgus ocellatus Tschudi. (Oberholser, Bull. U. S. Nat. Mus., no. 86, 1914, p. 8, note 5.)" (Peters 1940, IV, 195).
Synon. Otophanes, Ptilonycterus.

yucatanensis / yucatanica / yucatanicus
Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico/Guatemala.