Gavicalis Fasciogularis Bird
Protonym: Ptilotis fasciogularis Proc.Zool.Soc.London(1851) (1851), Pt19 no.236 p.285
Taxonomy: Passeriformes / Meliphagidae / Gavicalis
Taxonomy Code: manhon1
Type Locality: Moreton Bay, Queensland.
Publish Year: 1854
IUCN Status: Least Concern
(Meliphagidae; † Singing Honeyeater G. virescens) Anagram of genus Caligavis Iredale,1956, honeyeater; "(ii) Gavicalis Schodde & Mason, subgen. nov.: ventrally streaked grey-brown or citrine body plumage with or without flavonoids, extensive narrow blackish eye stripe, diffusely yellowish malar stripe under eye extended into diffusely yellow auricular plume, no white post-ocular spot or dusky submalar stripe, and pale upper neck patch diffuse, whitish and merging with diffuse auricular plume. Two species in Australo-Papuan woodlands and coastal scrubs and mangroves; both in Australia: versicolor Gould, virescens Vieillot. As noted by Wolters (1975-82), this group has not been formally described, and so is named here ... TYPIFICATION OF NEW TAXA: subgenus Gavicalis Schodde & Mason: type species: Lichenostomus virescens (Vieillot). Gavicalis is an anagram of Caligavis." (Schodde & Mason 1999); "Gavicalis Schodde and Mason, 1999, The Directory of Australian Birds. Passerines, p. Type, by original designation, Lichenostomus virescens (Vieillot) = Melithreptus virescens Vieillot, 1817." (JAJ 2021).
L. fascia streak, band; Mod. L. gularis throated < L. gula throat.
UPPERCASE: current genus
Uppercase first letter: generic synonym
● and ● See: generic homonyms
lowercase: species and subspecies
●: early names, variants, mispellings
†: type species
Gr.: ancient Greek
<: derived from
syn: synonym of
/: separates historical and modern geographic names
ex: based on
TL: type locality
OD: original diagnosis (genus) or original description (species)