Olive Flycatcher

Olive Flycatcher / Mitrephanes olivaceus

Olive Flycatcher

Here the details of the Olive Flycatcher named bird below:

SCI Name:  Mitrephanes olivaceus
Protonym:  Mitrephanes olivaceus Ibis p.391
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Tyrannidae /
Taxonomy Code:  olifly2
Type Locality:  Garita del Sol, Peru.
Publish Year:  1894
IUCN Status:  


(Tyrannidae; Ϯ Tufted Flycatcher M. phaeocercus) Gr. μιτρα mitra  cap, head-dress; -φανης -phanēs  -showing  < φαινω phainō  to display; "NOTE ON Mitrephanes, A NEW GENERIC NAME. — The name Mitrephorus of Sclater, P. Z. S., 1859, p. 44, is preoccupied in Coleoptera by Mitrephorus, Schönh., 1837, emended Mitrophorus, Burm., 1844.  It may therefore be changed to Mitrephanes; type Mitrephanes phæocercus (Scl.); including Mitrephanes aurantiiventris (Lawr.), if not also Mitrephanes fulvifrons (Grd.), and its var. pallescens (Coues)." (Coues 1882).
Synon. Mitrephorus.

olivaceum / olivaceus
Mod. L. olivaceus  olive-green, olivaceous  < L. oliva  olive.
● ex “Merle olive des grandes Indes” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 564, fig. 1 (syn. Acritillas indica).
● ex “Oliva” of Levaillant 1801, pl. 75 (Chlorophoneus).
● ex “Crimson-breasted Woodpecker” of Latham 1782 (Geocolaptes).
● ex “Troupiale olive de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 606, fig. 2, and “Cayenne Olive Oriole” of Latham 1782 (?syn. Icterus auricapillus).
● ex “White-cheeked Crow” of Latham 1801 (Psophodes).
● ex “Perroquet de l’isle de Luçon” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 287, “Perruche aux ailes chamarées” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Lace-winged Parrakeet” of Latham 1781 (syn. Tanygnathus lucionensis).
● ex "Bruant de S. Domingue" of Brisson 1760 (Tiaris).
● ex “Merle olive du Cap de Bonne Espérance” of Brisson 1760 (Turdus).
● ex “Red-ey’d Fly-catcher” of Catesby 1731, “Muscicapa olivacea” of Edwards 1758, and “Muscicapa jamaicensis” of Brisson 1760 (Vireo).
● ex “Grimpereau olive de Madagascar” of Brisson 1760 (Zosterops).
● ex “Merula olivacea indica” of Brisson 1760 (unident.).