(syn. Chlamydera Ϯ Fawn-breasted Bowerbird C. cerviniventris) Gr. αλφα alpha first, primitive; genus Chlamydera Gould, 1837, bowerbird; "ALPHACHLAMYDERA gen. nov. Type Chlamydera cerviniventris Gould. Differs from Chlamydera Gould in its peculiar coloration which resembles that of Rogersornis, but entirely lacks the erectile nuchal crest; in size it approaches nearly Chlamydera, but that genus also possesses a well-formed nuchal crest." (Mathews 1914).