(syn. Cranioleuca Ϯ Red-faced Spinetail C. erythrops) Gr. ακρος akros  pointed  < ακη akē  point; ορχιλος orkhilos  wren; "Acrorchilus gen. nov. (Furnariidæ)  ... Type.- Synallaxis erythrops Sclater.  (ακρος, pointed; ορχιλος, a wren.)" (Ridgway 1909).

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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 on 24 January 2019).