CHRYSOMUS

(Icteridae; Ϯ Yellow-hooded Blackbird C. icterocephalus) Gr. khrusōma, χρυσωματος khrusōmatos  wrought gold, that which is made of gold, gold plate  < χρυσος khrusos  gold; σωμα sōma, σωματος sōmatos  body; "CHRYSOMUS, Sw.  ...  Bill resembling Zanthornis; but the margin of both mandibles inflexed. Wings moderate; the first quill rather shorter than the second. Tail rounded. Feet formed for walking. Toes large, very long, and slender  ...  Claws long, very slender, and but slightly curved.  [species] icterocephalus. Edw. pl. 323.  zanthopygius. Part 5. No. 190" (Swainson 1837); based on “Yellow-headed Starling” of Edwards 1764.     
Var. ChrysocomusCrhysomus.   
Synon. Cornix, Erythropsar, Xanthosomus.

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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 10 December 2018).