BATHMOCERCUS

(Cisticolidae; Ϯ Black-faced Rufous-warbler B. rufus) Gr. βαθμος bathmos  step  < βαινω bainō  to walk; κερκος kerkos  tail; "Bathmocercus n. g. Timeliidarum.   Rostro mediocri, paullum decurvato; vibrissis brevibus; cauda valde gradata (rectricum numero dubio); alis brevibus, rotundatis, caudae basin superantibus, remigibus 4-7 longisismis, primo tectrices primarias multo superante, longissimorum dimidio fere aequali, tertio decimo aequali; tarsis longis, digiti medii longitudinem superantibus; pedibus extensis caudae apicem attingentibus.  -  Typus: Bathmocercus rufus Rchw. (Ornith. Monatsberichte, 1895, No. 6)." (Reichenow 1895).
Synon. Bathmedonia.

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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 13 December 2018).