(Troglodytidae; Ϯ Long-billed Wren T. longirostris) L. cantus  song    < canere  to sing; Gr. ορχιλος orkhilos  wren; "Wren song has long been the subject of scientific study ... as this group exhibits impressive diversity in such features as song structure, repertoire size, presence of female song, and sex-specific patterns of song use  ...  Cantorchilus, gen. nov.  Type: Thryothorus longirostris (Vieillot).  Etymology: cantus, song; orchilos, wren" (Mann et al. 2006).

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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 on 13 December 2018).