(Pycnonotidae; Ϯ Yellow-bellied Bulbul A. phaeocephalus) Gr. αλοφος alophos  without a crest  < negative prefix α- a- ; λοφος lophos  crest; genus Ixos Temminck, 1825, bulbul; "Genus ALOPHOIXUS, n. gen.  The bird for which I propose the above generic designation has hitherto been placed with Criniger.  It differs from that genus in entirely wanting a crest, a character of sufficient importance, in my estimation, to warrant its separation from Criniger, in which genus the crest is remarkably long and conspicuous.   268. Alophoixus phæocephalus.  The Crestless White-throated Bulbul." (Oates 1889).
Var. Alophoiscus, Alophoiseus, Alophoixos, Alphoiscus.

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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 16 December 2018).