(syn. Machaeropterus Ϯ Club-winged Manakin M. deliciosus) Gr. αλλοκοτος allokotos  unusual  < αλλος allos  another; κοτος kotos  disposition; -πτερος -pteros  -winged  < πτερον pteron  wing; "Allocotopterus gen. nov.  (Pipridæ.)   Most like Machæropterus Bonaparte, but shafts of secondaries excessively thickened, twisted, and expanded terminally into club-shaped or claw-like form   ...   Type, Pipra deliciosa Sclater = Allocotopterus deliciosus.  (Aλλοκοτος, unusual; πτερον, wing.)" (Ridgway 1905).

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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 23 January 2019).