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atricapillus

L. atricapillus  black-haired  < ater  black; capillus  hair of the head.
● ex “Black-crowned Plover” of Pennant 1785 and Latham 1785 (syn. Charadrius vociferus).
● ex “Japacani” of Marcgrave 1648, and “Merle à teste noire du Cap de Bonne Espérance” of Brisson 1760 (syn. Donacobius atricapilla).
● ex “Psittacus orientalis exquisitus” or “Loeri” of Seba 1734-1765, “Psittacus capite nigro, collari viridi” of Klein 1750, “Ara moluccensis varia” of Brisson 1760, and “Grande perruche à bandeau noir” of de Buffon 1770-1783 (syn. Lorius lory).
● ex “Chorlito cabeza y cuello obscuros” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 405 (syn. Nycticryphes semicollaris).
● ex “Manakin cendré de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 687, fig. 1, “Oiseau cendré de la Guyane” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Black-crowned Manakin” of Latham 1783 (syn. Pachyramphus rufus).
● ex “Caracterizado cañela y cabeza negra” (= ☼) of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 209 (syn. Platypsaris rufus).
● ex “Mésange à teste noire du Canada” of Brisson 1760 (Poecile).
● ex “Gobe-mouches à tête noire de la Chine” of Sonnerat 1782 (syn. Pycnonotus aurigaster).