(syn. Heliodoxa Ϯ Pink-throated Brilliant H. gularis) Genus Agapeta Heine, 1863, brilliant; Gr. ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos  bird; "NOTE.—Agapeta Heine, 1863, is pre-occupied in Coleoptera. We propose Agapetornis with A. gularis (Gould) as the type." (Chubb 1916); "Agapetornis Chubb, Bds. Brit. Guiana, 1, 1916, p. 419, note. New name for Agapeta Heine.2   ...   2 Those who consider Agapeta Heine preoccupied by Agapete Newman, 1845 [cf. Agapeta Hubner, 1822], in Coleoptera use Placophorus Mulsant, 1875." (Peters V, 1945).

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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 on 19 December 2018).