Acis

(syn. Pericrocotus Ϯ Sunda Minivet P. miniatus) Gr. myth. Acis, a Sicilian shepherd beloved by Galatea, crushed to death by the jealous Polyphemus, then metamorphosed into a stream; "Sous-genre. ACIS; Acis.  Bec assez alongé, fort, comprimé, crochu; ailes pointues; tarses assez longs, robustes. Queue longue, ample, large, comme étagée.   43.º Muscicapa miniata, Temm.   ...   44.º Muscicapa.   ...   45.º Muscicapa flammea, Temm." (Lesson 1830).

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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 21 January 2019).