Black-chinned Antbird

Black-chinned Antbird / Hypocnemoides melanopogon

Black-chinned Antbird

Here the details of the Black-chinned Antbird named bird below:

SCI Name:  Hypocnemoides melanopogon
Protonym:  Hypocnemis melanopogon Proc.Zool.Soc.London Pt25 no.335 p.130
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Thamnophilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  blcant3
Type Locality:  Chamicuros, Peru.
Publish Year:  1857
IUCN Status:  


(Thamnophilidae; Ϯ Black-chinned Antbird H. melanopogon) Genus Hypocnemis Cabanis, 1847, antbird; Gr. -οιδης -oidēs  resembling; "HYPOCNEMOIDES, gen. nov.  Type.— Hypocnemis melanopogon Sclater, Proc. zool. soc. London, 1857, p. 130.   Characters.—  Similar to Myrmoborus Cabanis & Heine, type Pithys leucophrys Tschudi, but smaller, bill much longer, more slender, and more flattened, very much like the bill of Sclateria Oberholser." (Bangs & Penard 1918).

Gr. μελας melas, μελανος melanos  black; πωγων pōgōn, πωγωνος pōgōnos  beard.


Black-chinned Antbird (melanopogon)
SCI Name: Hypocnemoides melanopogon melanopogon
Gr. μελας melas, μελανος melanos  black; πωγων pōgōn, πωγωνος pōgōnos  beard.

Black-chinned Antbird (minor)
SCI Name: Hypocnemoides melanopogon minor
L. minor  smaller  < comp. parvus  small. “Comparative names ... Specific names expressive of comparative size are also to be avoided, as they may be rendered inaccurate by the after-discovery of additional species. The names ... maximus, minor, minimus, etc. are examples of this objectionable practice” (Strickland Code 1842).
● ex “Short-eared Owl” of Pennant 1761 (syn. Asio flammeus).
● ex “Little Thrush” of Catesby 1731-1743, Edwards 1758-1764, Latham 1783, and Pennant 1785, “Turdus iliacus carolinensis” of Brisson 1760, and “Grivette de l’Amérique” of de Buffon 1770-1783 (syn. Catharus fuscescens).
● ex “Whip-poor-will” of Catesby 1731 (Chordeiles).
● ex “Coucou des palétuviers de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 813, “Petit Vieillard” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Mangrove Cuckow” of Latham 1782 (Coccyzus).
● "54. PICUS.  ...  minor.  12. P. albo nigroque varius vertice rubro, ano albido.  Picus albo nigroque varius, rectricibus tribus lateralibus seminigris. Fn. svec. 83. Hasselqv. iter. 242.  Picus varius tertius. Raj. av. 43.  Picus varius minor. Alb. av. I. p. 20. t. 20.  Habitat in Europa.” (Linnaeus 1758) (Dryobates).
● ex “Fregata minor” of Brisson 1760, “Petite Frégate” of de Buffon 1770-1783, “Man of War Bird” of Edwards 1760, and “Lesser Frigate Pelican” of Latham 1785 (Fregata).
● ex “Petit Indicateur” of Levaillant 1807, pl. 242 (Indicator).
● ex “Pie-grièsche d’Italie” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 32, fig. 1 (Lanius).
● ex “Perruche à ailes noires” of de Buffon 1770-1783, “Petite perruche de l’isle de Luçon, 4ème ésp.” of Sonnerat 1776, and “Luzonian Parrakeet” of Latham 1781 (syn. Loriculus philippensis).
● ex “Apiaster Philippensis minor” of Brisson 1760 (syn. Merops viridis americanus).
● ex “Little Woodcock” of Pennant 1785, and Latham 1785 (Microptera).
● ex “Troupiale de la Caroline” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 606, fig. 1, “Petit Troupiale noir” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Lesser black Oriole” of Latham 1782 (syn. Molothrus ater).
● ex “Lesser Bird of Paradise” of Latham 1783 (Paradisaea).
● ex “Barbican à ventre rose” of Levaillant 1806 (Pogonornis).
● ex “Porphyrio minor” of Brisson 1760 (syn. Porphyrula martinica).
● ex “Colymbus fluviatilis” of Brisson 1760 (syn. Tachybaptus ruficollis).
● ex “Huppe d’Afrique” of Audebert & Vieillot 1800-1802 (syn. Upupa africana).
● ex “Ringvia” of Brünnich 1764, and “Lesser Guillemot” of Pennant 1785 (syn. Uria aalge).