AUTOMOLUS

(Furnariidae; Ϯ White-eyed Foliage-gleaner A. leucophthalmus sulphurascens) Gr. αυτομολος automolos  deserter, defector  < αυτομολεω automoleō  to desert; "*XCIII. Automolus RCHB. Nat. Syst. d. Vögel t. suppl.   ...   Die Gattung ist vielleicht eine Repräsentatin der Malacocercus. — Aυτομολος, ein Ueberläufer.   *392. A. sulfurascens (Sphenura sulphurascens LICHTST. Verz. 41. 457.) RCHB. t. DXXVI. 3633."  (Reichenbach 1853); "Automolus Reichenbach, Handb. spec. Orn., cont. x, 1853, Scansoriae A. Sittinae, p. 146, 173. Type, by monotypy, Sphenura sulphurascens Lichtenstein." (Peters 1951, VII, 133) (see Homorus).   
Synon. Automoliana, Cryptomolus, Eusphenura, Hyloctistes, Ipoborus.

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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 15 December 2018).