Pale-faced Bare-eye

Pale-faced Bare-eye / Phlegopsis borbae

Pale-faced Bare-eye

Here the details of the Pale-faced Bare-eye named bird below:

SCI Name:  Phlegopsis borbae
Protonym:  Phlegopsis borbae Bull.Br.Orn.Club 19 p.53
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Thamnophilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  pafant1
Type Locality:  Borba, Rio Madeira, Brazil.
Publish Year:  1907
IUCN Status:  


(Thamnophilidae; Ϯ Black-spotted Bare-eye P. nigromaculata) Gr. φλοξ phlox, φλογος phlogos  flame  < φλεγω phlegō  to flame; οψις opsis  countenance; Reichenbach's 1850, plate LVII, labelled Motacillinae: Troglodytinae & Menurinae, shows the bare 'spectacles' of this group of birds. "The last three birds have the space round the eyes more or less denuded, and would form the subgenus Phlegopsis, Reichb., of which, I believe, F. nigromaculatus is the type" (P. Sclater 1857); "Phlegopsis Reichenbach, Av. Syst. Nat., 1850, pl. 57. Type, by subsequent designation, Myothera nigro-maculata d'Orbigny and Lafresnaye (G. R. Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 42)." (Peters 1951, VII, 253).
Var. Phlogopsis.
Synon. Skutchia.

Borba, Rio Madeira, Brazil.