Azure-shouldered Tanager

Azure-shouldered Tanager / Thraupis cyanoptera

Azure-shouldered Tanager

Here the details of the Azure-shouldered Tanager named bird below:

SCI Name:  Thraupis cyanoptera
Protonym:  Saltator cyanopterus Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 14 p.104
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Thraupidae /
Taxonomy Code:  azstan1
Type Locality:  Bresil ; Novo Friburgo, Prov. of Rio de Janeiro, suggested by Naumburg, 1924, Auk, 41, p. 112.
Publish Year:  1817
IUCN Status:  


(syn. Tangara Ϯ Golden-chevroned Tanager T. ornata) Gr. θραυπις thraupis  unidentified small bird, perhaps some kind of finch, mentioned by Aristotle. In ornithology thraupis signifies tanager. "XII. Fam. Tangaridae.  Tanagra Lin.   ...   Thraupis: Tan. archiepiscopus Desm. u. s. w." (Boie 1826); "Thraupis Boie, 1826, Isis von Oken, col. 974. Type, by virtual monotypy, Tanagra archiepiscopus Desmarest = Tanagra ornata Sparrman.   ...   Placed on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 1968, Bull. Zool. Nomencl., 25, p. 74." (Storer in Peters 1970, XIII, 318).   Var. Thrapis.

Gr. κυανοπτερος kuanopteros dark-winged, blue-winged < κυανος kuanos dark-blue; -πτερος -pteros -winged < πτερον pteron wing.
● ex “Pato alas azules” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 434 (Spatula).
● ex “Lindo saihobí” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 92 (Tangara).