AMPELION

(Cotingidae; Ϯ Chestnut-crested Cotinga A. rufaxilla) L. ampelion, ampelionis  unknown bird, variously identified < Gr. αμπελιων ampeliōn, αμπελιωνος ampeliōnos  unknown small bird, mentioned by Dionysius; "Gen. AMPELION Cab. MSS. 1845.  Procnias Swains. part.  Ampelis Orb. Tsch. part.    1. A. rufaxillus Tsch.  Ampelis rufaxilla Tsch. Consp. Av. Nro. 48." (von Tschudi 1845); "Ampelion Tschudi, 1845, Unters. Faun. Peru., Aves, p. 21. Type, by montypy, Ampelis rufaxilla Tschudi." (Snow in Peters 1979, VIII, 285).
Synon. Heliochera.
● (syn. Carpornis Ϯ Hooded Berryeater C. cucullata) "7. Gen. AMPELION, Cab.    Characteres generalis familiæ. Genus Ampelidis simile sed rostro breviore, altiore, magis curvato, basi latiore, versus apicem compresso; cauda longiore, ptilosi minus nitido.    Typi: Procnias cucullata Swains.   Ampelis rubrocristata Orb." (Cabanis 1846); "Ampelion Cabanis in Tschudi, 1846, Unters. Faun. Peru., Aves, p. 137. Type, by subsequent designation (G. R. Gray, 1855, Cat. Genera Subgenera Birds, p. 56), Ampelis [= Procnias] cucullata Swainson." (Snow in Peters 1979, VIII, 284).  Var. Ampelio.

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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 www.hbw.com on 19 December 2018).