CARTERORNIS

(Monarchidae; Ϯ White-eared Monarch C. leucotis) Thomas Carter (1863-1931) English ornithologist, collector, pastoralist, explorer in Australia 1886-1921; Gr. ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos  bird; "752. CARTERORNIS, gen. nov.  Differs from Piezorhynchus in its weaker bill and feet and in its different wing-formula: the third, fourth, fifth and sixth primaries are sub-equal and longest, the seventh longer than the second which is about twice the length of the first, the eighth sub-equal with second; from Symposiachrus in its longer narrower bill and different wing-formula.  Type, Monarcha leucotis Gould." (Mathews 1912).
Synon. Chloromonarcha, Monarchanax.

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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).