Abalius

(syn. Thamnophilus Ϯ Black-hooded Antshrike T. bridgesi) Gr. negative prefix α- a- ; βαλιος balios  dappled, spotted; "Thamnophilus punctatus n. sp.  ...  Diese Abweichungen charakterisiren den Vogel als Typus einer eigenen Gruppe: Abalios (von α privativum und βαλιος, schekig, bunt,)" (Cabanis 1861); "Type, by subsequent designation, Thamnophilus punctatus Cabanis 1861 [not Lanius punctatus Shaw 1809 which = Thamnophilus punctatus (Shaw)] = Thamnophilus bridgesi Sclater." (Peters 1951, VII, 163).

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 19 December 2018).