Buffy-fronted Seedeater

Buffy-fronted Seedeater / Sporophila frontalis

Buffy-fronted Seedeater

Here the details of the Buffy-fronted Seedeater named bird below:

SCI Name:  Sporophila frontalis
Protonym:  Callirhynchus frontalis Nouv.Arch.Mus.Hist.Nat.Bull. 5 p.15 pl.1 fig.1
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Thraupidae /
Taxonomy Code:  bufsee1
Type Locality:  Cayenne; error, vicinity of Rio de Janeiro suggested by Hellmayr, 1938, Field Mus. Nat. Hist. Publ., Zool. Ser., 13, pt. 11, p. 173.
Publish Year:  1869
IUCN Status:  


(Thraupidae; Ϯ Temminck's Seedeater S. falcirostris) Gr. σπορος sporos  seed  < σπειρω speirō  to sow; φιλος philos  lover; "62. Gen. Sporophila 1) Cab.  Pyrrhula Tem. part.   Spermophila Swains. 1827.  ...  1σπορος sperma." (Cabanis 1844); "Sporophila Cabanis, 1844, Archiv f. Naturg., 10 (1), p. 291. New name for Spermophila Swainson, 1827, preoccupied by Spermophila Richardson, 1825." (Paynter in Peters 1970, XIII, 133) (see Spermophila).
Var. Sporofila, Sporoptula, Sporophilus.
Synon. AmazonicaCallyrhynchus, Dolospingus, Drepanorhynchus, Gyrinorhynchus, Microphila, Neorhynchus, Oryzoborus, Spermophila, Spermophilopsis.

frontale / frontalis
L. frontalis  fronted, frontal  < frontalia or frontale  frontlet  < frons, frontis  forehead, brow (ref. distinctive, contrastingly coloured forehead patch, usually black or red).
● ex “Faucon Huppé” of Levaillant 1798, pl. 28 (syn. Crinifer piscator).
● Front Range, Rocky Mts., Colorado, USA (syn. Otus flammeolus).
● ex “Perruche Ara à Bandeau Rouge” of Levaillant 1801 (Pyrrhura).