CHRYSOTHLYPIS

(Thraupidae; Ϯ Black-and-yellow Tanager C. chrysomelas) Gr. χρυσος khrusos  gold; θλυπις thlupis  unknown bird, perhaps some sort of finch. In ornithology thlypis signifies either a parulid warbler or, as in this case, a thin-billed tanager; "Genus Chrysothlypis, gen. nov. Berl.  Chrysothlypis gen. nov. Tanagridarum generi Hemithraupis dicto affinis, differt rostro graciliore magis producto, necnon coloribus maris insolitus (capite, uropygio corporeque inferiore aureo-flavis, dorso alis caudaque velutino-nigris).  Typus: Tachyphonus chrysomelas Sclater & Salvin" (von Berlepsch 1912).
Synon. Erythrothlypis.

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Recommended citation
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 11 December 2018).