ABROSCOPUS

(Scotocercidae; Ϯ Yellow-bellied Warbler A. superciliaris) Gr. αβρος abros  delicate, graceful; σκοπος skopos  seeker  < σκοπεω skopeō  to examine; "Genus ABROSCOPUS, nom. nov.  Abrornis auct., e.g. Stuart Baker, Fauna Brit. Ind. Birds, vol. ii, p. 293, Apl. 1924; not Abrornis Hodgs. in Gray's Zool. Misc., p. 82, 1844. Only species determinable = Regulus modestus, a synonym of Phylloscopus.  Not Abrornis Hodgs., type designated by Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Birds, p. 35, 1855: A. erochroa = a synonym of Phylloscopus pulcher" (Stuart Baker 1930) (OD per Björn Bergenholtz); "Abroscopus Stuart Baker, 1930, Fauna Brit. India, Birds, ed. 2, 7, p. 192. Type, by subsequent designation (Hartert and Steinbacher, 1934, Vögel Pal. Fauna, Ergänzungsband, p. 239), Abrornis superciliaris Blyth." (Watson in Peters 1986, XI, 263) (see Abrornis).
Synon. Abrornis.

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 22 January 2019).