(Trochilidae; Ϯ Buff-tailed Coronet B. flavescens) Auguste Boissonneau (1802-1883) French ornithologist, natural history dealer, ocularist; "b. Ochrurae.  ...  *Boissonneaua flavescens (Tr. — LODD. 1832.) RCHB. — St. Fé de Bog." (Reichenbach 1854); "Boissonneaua Reichenbach, Journ. f. Orn., 1, 1854, Beil. zu Extrah., p. 11. Type, by monotypy, Trochilus flavescens Loddiges." (Peters 1945, V, 105).
Var. Boissonneauxia.
Synon. Alosia, Callidice, Galenia, Panoplites.

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 21 January 2019).