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Epinecrophylla dentei Whitney et al., 2013 (1 Viewer)

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Epinecrophylla dentei Whitney et al., 2013 OD here

Etymology.— Emílio Dente (1919-1995) certainly was one of the most important collectors and specimen preparators in the history of Brazilian ornithology. He worked in several different research institutions, including the Department of Zoology of the Secretary of Agriculture (today the Museum of Zoology of the University of São Paulo) and the Adolfo Lutz Institution in São Paulo, collecting mostly ornithological material in many different regions of Brazil, mainly in Amazonia. Outstanding among the many collections made by Dente were the thousands of specimens secured on the Rio Capim in Pará and in the state of Roraima, all assiduously prepared and labeled with his impeccable penmanship. With the name of this antwren we honor Emílio Dente not only for having been a productive collector, but also for his highly refined specimen preparation technique for both birds and mammals, a talent that he shared with many up-and-coming taxidermists in Brazil, leaving a legacy in this field, and for being the upright, honest person he always was. Dente died in Itapetininga, São Paulo, at the age of 76.
The English and Portuguese names reference the type locality of E. dentei on the Rio Roosevelt, which forms the southeastern distributional barrier.

The Eponym Dictionary of Birds claims:
Roosevelt Stipple-throated Antwren Epinecrophylla dentei Whitney et al., 2013
Emilio Dente (DNF) was a highly skilled taxidermist. He was at the Zoology Department, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil (1947) when the 17-year old Bokermann (q.v.) joined the staff as a supernumerary servant labourer. He took Bokermann, who was indigent, under his wing and fed him, as well as teaching him laboratory techniques. They collected together on a number of expeditions, such as in Pará (1955). Dente was at the Belém Virus Laboratory (1963) and worked at the Adolfo Lutz Institute (1974). An amphibian is named after him.

They key has his life dates already as in OD.

The mentioned amphibian:

Hyla dentei Bokermann, 1967 OD Bokermann, W. C. A. 1967. Nova espéce de Hyla do Amapá (Amphibia, Hylidae). Revista Brasileira de Biologia 27(1): 109–112.

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