CHRYSOCORYPHA

(Thraupidae; Ϯ Tawny-crested Tanager C. delatrii) Gr. χρυσος khrusos  gold; κορυφη koruphē  crown of the head  < κορυς korus, κορυθος koruthos  helmet; "10. Chrysocorypha, new genus (Fig. 2)   Type species. Tachyphonus delatrii Lafresnaye, 1847.  ...  Etymology. The name, feminine in gender, is formed from the Greek χρυσος, "gold," and Greek κορυφη, "crown" or "top of the head," in allusion to the male's tawny crest." (Burns et al. 2016) (OD per Richard Klim).

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Recommended citation
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 www.hbw.com on 23 January 2019).