Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology

Displaying 1 - 4 of 4
Type the name you want to search
MANACUS

(Pipridae; Ϯ White-bearded Manakin M. manacus) Dutch manneken  pretty little thing; "Le Genre du Manakin (1)  ...  (1) Manakin nom qu'ont donné les Hollandois à quelques especes de ce genre  ...  Manacus nomen latinum ex nomine Belgico Manakin a me conflatum" (Brisson 1760): based on "Avis anonyma secunda" of Marcgrave 1648, and "Black-capped Manakin" or "Manaquin chaperonné de noir" of Edwards 1758-1764. “Manakin  ...  Manakins, EDW. [1758] ...  Manacus of Brisson  ...  Manacus from the Dutch, Manakin, the name they bear in Surinam” (Pennant 1773). Sick 1993, suggested that the term “manaquim” is derived from an Amazonian Amerindian name.
Var. Manacina, Manakina.
Synon. AntoltaChiromachaeris.

manacus

Manacus from the Dutch, Manakin, the name they bear in Surinam” (Pennant 1773); ex “Black-capped Manakin” of Edwards 1758, and “Manacus” of Brisson 1760 (Manacus).