Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology

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

L. albus  white; flavescens, flavescentis  golden-yellowish  < flavescere  to become golden-yellow  < flavus  yellow.

flavescens

L. flavescens, flavescentis  golden-yellowish  < flavescere  to become golden  < flavere  to be golden-yellow  < flavus  yellow, golden.
● ex “Yellow-crested Woodpecker” of Brown 1776, and Latham 1782 (Celeus).
● ex “Figuier du Sénégal” and “Figuier à ventre jaune du Sénégal” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 582, figs.1, 3, and de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Citron-bellied Warbler” of Latham 1783 (?syn. Eremomela pusilla).

fuscoflavescens

L. fuscus  brown, dusky; flavescens, flavescentis  golden-yellowish  < flavescere  to become golden  < flavere  to be golden-yellow  < flavus yellow, golden-yellow.

subflavescens

L. sub  somewhat, beneath; flavescens, flavescentis  golden-yellowish  < flavescere  to become yellow  < flavus  golden-yellow.
● L. sub  near to; specific name Smicrornis flavescens Gould, 1843 (= subsp. Smicrornis brevirostris) (syn. Smicrornis brevirostris flavescens).