(syn. Tangara Ϯ Silver-throated Tanager T. icterocephala) Gr. χρυσος khrusos  gold; θραυπις thraupis  unknown small bird, perhaps some sort of finch. In ornithology thraupis signifies tanager; "Une troisième espèce, voisine de C. xanthocephala, mais parfaitement distincte, prendra place dans le système comme CHRYSOTHRAUPIS ICTEROCEPHALA, Bp.  Nigro aureoque varia: pileo, uropygio, corporeque subtus aureo-flavis: jugulo glauco-pruinoso: remigibus rectricibusque nigris, viridi-limbatis" (Bonaparte 1851).

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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 10 December 2018).