Bay-capped Wren-Spinetail

Bay-capped Wren-Spinetail / Spartonoica maluroides

Bay-capped Wren-Spinetail

Here the details of the Bay-capped Wren-Spinetail named bird below:

SCI Name:  Spartonoica maluroides
Protonym:  Synallaxis maluroides Mag.Zool. 7 cl.2 p.22
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Furnariidae /
Taxonomy Code:  bcwspi1
Type Locality:  Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Publish Year:  1837
IUCN Status:  


(Furnariidae; Ϯ Bay-capped Wren Spinetail S. maluroides) Gr. σπαρτον sparton  shrub, grass; οικος oikos  dwelling, house  < οικεω oikeō  to inhabit; "Spartonoica, n. gen.  Diagnosis. — Similar to Asthenes Reichenbach, but tail much more graduated, the central pair of rectrices exceeding the outer pair by length of the wing, abruptly attenuated on their inner webs; upper and under tail coverts long and full, the latter concealing the lateral pair of rectrices. Similar also to Leptasthenura Reichenbach in degree of graduation of the tail, but bill longer, straighter, and less titlike.   Genotype. — Synallaxis maluroides d'Orbigny and Lafresnaye." (J. Peters 1950).

Genus Malurus Vieillot, 1816, fairy wren; Gr. -οιδης -oidēs  resembling.
● "G. SYNALLAXIS.   ...   2. S. maluroides, Nob. — Capite subtus viride rufo; occipite dorsoque nonnullis nigris longitudinalibus maculis signatis; medio-griseo-terreno tinctis; oculorum circuitu, gutture, antero collo, medioque ventre albicantibus; lateralibus colli griseo-brunneis; cauda elongata, acuta, rufescente ad inferiores rectrices, scapis albescentibus; remigibus brunneis, externe griseo pallidiore limbatis, basi rufis; interne medio nigris.  Long., 15 cent. — Hab. Buenos-Ayres (rep. Argentina.)" (de La Fresnaye & d'Orbigny 1837) (Spartonoica).
● "[Pl. 45.] Sylviorthorhynchus maluroïdes (O. des Murs)   SYLVIORTHORHYNQUE MALUROÏDE." (des Murs 1847) (see Sylviorthorhynchus) (syn. Sylviothorhynchus desmursii).