Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology

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aureopectoralis

L. aureus  golden  < aurum  gold; pectoralis  of the breast, pectoral  < pectus, pectoris  breast.

auropectoralis

L. aurum  gold; pectoralis  of the breast, pectoral  < pectus, pectoris  breast.

fulvopectoralis

L. fulvus  tawny, brown; pectoralis  of the breast, pectoral  < pectus, pectoris  breast.

pectorale / pectoralis

L. pectoralis  of the breast, pectoral  < pectus, pectoris  breast.
● ex “Engoulevent à collier” of Levaillant 1806 (Caprimulgus).
● ex “Janfréderic” of Levaillant 1801-1804, pl. 111 (syn. Cossypha caffra).
● ex “Austral Quail” of Latham 1823 (Coturnix).
● ex “Gold-breasted Manakin” of Latham 1801 (Euphonia).
● ex “Petit Merle brun à gorge rousse de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 644, fig. 2, and “Yellow-breasted Thrush” of Latham 1785 (syn. Gymnopithys rufigula).
● ex “Red-breasted Snipe” of Montagu 1813 (syn. Limnodromus griseus).
● ex “Black-breasted Flycatcher” of Latham 1787 (Pachycephala).
● ex “Mbatuitui pecho listado” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 389 (syn. Pluvialis dominica).
● ex “Tachurí pecho amarillo” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 165 (Polystictus).
● ex “Black-breasted Grosbeak” of Latham 1783 (syn. Sporophila americana).
● ex “Cordon Noir” of Levaillant 1805, pl. 150 (artefact).
● ex “Hausse-Col Noir” of Levaillant 1802, pl. 110 (artefact).

praepectoralis

L. prae  before, in front; pectoralis  pectoral, of the breast  < pectus, pectoris  breast.

rufipectoralis

L. rufus  rufous; pectoralis  pectoral  < pectus, pectoris  breast.

rufopectoralis

L. rufus  rufous; pectoralis  pectoral, of the breast  < pectus, pectoris  breast.

spectoralis

pectoralis