CAMAROPTERA

(Cisticolidae; Ϯ Bleating Camaroptera C. brachyura) Gr. καμαρα kamara  arch; πτερον pteron  wing; "Camaroptera olivacea n. gen. et sp.  ...  Char. generis. Alæ fornicatæ, breves; tantum basim caudæ tegunt, pennis 1 - 3 gradatis, 4 = 5, 2 < 10.  ...  Affinis Malurinis. Huc quoque Sylvia brevicaudata Crzm. Rüpp. Atl.  (Nominis explicatio: Kαμαρα, fornix; πτερον, ala)" (Sundevall 1850).
Var. Comaroptera.
Synon. Syncopta.

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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).