(Fringillidae; Ϯ Blue-naped Chlorophonia C. cyanea) Gr. χλωρος khlōros  green; genus Euphonia Desmarest, 1806, euphonia; "Le nom de CHLOROPHONIA pourra s'appliquer aux Euphones vertes, si remarquables par leurs formes de Procnias.   1. CHLOROPHONIA VIRIDIS, Bp. (Tanagra viridis, Vieill. -- Procnias viridis, Caban. -- Euphonia viridis, Gr.), Pl. col. 36, 5, ex Brasil.  ...  2. CHLOROPHONIA OCCIPITALIS, Bp. (Euphonia occipitalis, Dubus), Esq. Orn., t. 14, ex Mexico merid.  ...  3. CHLOROPHONIA PRETRII, Bp. (Tanagra pretrei, Lafr. nec Less. -- Euphonia pretrei, Gr.), Mag. Zool, 1843, Ois., t. 42, ex Columbia. " (Bonaparte 1851); "Chlorophonia Bonaparte, 1851, Rev. Mag. Zool. [Paris], ser. 2, 3, p. 137. Type, by subsequent designation (G. R. Gray, 1855, Cat. Genera Subgenera Birds, p. 74), Tanagra viridis Vieillot = Pipra cyanea Thunberg." (Storer in Peters 1970, XIII, 355).
Var. Chloreuphonia.
Synon. Acrocompsa, Triglyphidia.

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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 12 December 2018).