Palau Bush Warbler

Palau Bush Warbler / Horornis annae

Palau Bush Warbler

Here the details of the Palau Bush Warbler named bird below:

SCI Name:  Horornis annae
Protonym:  Psamathia annae Proc.Zool.Soc.London Pt1 p.5 pl.2
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Scotocercidae /
Taxonomy Code:  pabwar1
Type Locality:  Pelew (= Palau) Islands.
Publish Year:  1868
IUCN Status:  


(Scotocercidae; Ϯ Brownish-flanked Bush Warbler H. fortipes) Gr. ορος oros, ορεος oreos  hill; ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos  bird; "The others have the tarse scutellate and rather longer, and the tail broad and fan-shaped, and not at all rigid or worn; these I style Horornis, though they hardly deserve subgeneric separation.   ...  Genus Horornis, mihi.  General structure of Tribura, but the rictus more or less armed; the tarse strongly scaled; the wings more gradated, having the fifth or sixth longest, and the tail broad, fan-shaped, and not worn or rigid. Inhabits the northern hills; manners unknown.  Types, fortipes and flaviventrisH. fortipes, mihi.   ...   H. flaviventris, mihi.   ...   H.? fuligiventer, mihi.— Aberrant; probably a Tribura.   ...   H.? fulviventris, mihi." (Hodgson 1845); "550. HORORNIS, Hodgs. 1844.  (Horornis flaviventris, Hodgs.)" (G. Gray 1855); "Horornis Hodgson, 1845, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, p. 31. Types H. fortipes and H. flaviventris; restricted to H. fortipes (Seebohm, 1881, Cat. Birds Brit. Mus., 5, p. 133)." (Watson in Peters, 1986, XI, p. 8) (see Tribura).   
Synon. Antiornis, Drymochaera, Gladkovia, Herbivox, Homochlamys, Psamathia, Vitia.

● Anne Constance Meinertzhagen née Jackson (1888-1928) British ornithologist, second wife of Col. R. Meinertzhagen (subsp. Ammomanes deserti, subsp. Anthus cinnamomeus, syn. Cisticola juncidis).
● Anna Stejneger née Normann (1852-1914) wife of Norwegian zoologist Dr Leonhard Stejneger (subsp. Artamella viridis).
● Anna Antoinette Weber van Bosse (1852-1942) Dutch botanist, collector in the East Indies 1888-1890, 1899-1900, with her husband Max Carl Wilhelm Weber (Dicaeum).
● Anna Gräfin von Branicka (fl. 1900) wife of Polish ornithologist Ksawery Graf von Branicki (syn. Heliodoxa rubinoides cervinigularis, subsp. Ocreatus underwoodii).
● Female eponym; dedicatee not yet identified (Hartlaub & Finsch 1868, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 5, pl. 2); perhaps after a relative of Hartlaub or Finsch, or of the magnate Godeffroy, or, doubtfully, after Anna Kubary née Yelliott (d. 1937) daughter of US missionary on Ponapé and wife of Polish collector Jan Kubary (Michael Grayson in litt.) (Horornis).
● Anne Tilney Sage née Holmes (1910-1996) US collector, first wife of ornithologist Dean Sage, Jr. (syn. Ithaginis cruentus berezowskii).
● Anna Ivanovna Sushkina née Kulakova (1881-1947) wife of Russian ornithologist Petr Petrovich Sushkin (Björn Bergenholtz and Laurent Raty in litt.) (syn. Leucosticte brandti).