Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology

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L. plumbeus  leaden, plumbeous, lead-coloured  < plumbum  lead.
● ex “Garza Aplomada” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 347 (syn. Ardea cocoi).
● ex “Spotted-tailed Hobby” of Latham 1781 (Ictinia).
● ex “Todus supra ex plumbeo canus ...” of Pallas 1769, and “Plumbeous Tody” of Latham 1782 (Polioptila).
● ex “Plumbeous Warbler” of Latham 1787 (unident.).

semiplumbea / semiplumbeus

L. semi-  half-  < semis, semissis  half  < as, assis  whole; plumbeus  leaden  < plumbum  lead.

subplumbea / subplumbeus

L. sub  beneath; plumbeus  lead-coloured  < plumbum  lead (cf. Mod.L. subplumbeus  pale grey).