Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology

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atrocastaneus

L. ater  black; castaneus  chestnut-brown  < castanea  chestnut  < Gr. καστανον kastanon  chestnut (cf. Mod. L. atrocastaneus  dark brown).

castaneum / castaneus

L. castaneus  chestnut-coloured  < castanea  chestnut  < Gr. καστανον kastanon  chestnut.
● ex “Carouge de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 343 (syn. Icterus spurius).

rufocastanea / rufocastaneus

L. rufus  rufous; castaneus  chestnut-coloured  < castanea  chestnut  < Gr. καστανον kastanon  chestnut.