CORYPHOSPINGUS

(Thraupidae; Ϯ Red-crested Finch C. cucullatus) Gr. κορυφη koruphē  crown of the head  < κορυς korus, κορυθος koruthos  helmet; σπιγγος spingos  finch  < σπιζω spizō  to chirp; "Gen. CORYPHOSPINGUS. *)  Scheitel-Ruderfink.  Lophospiza Bonap. 1850. nec Kaup.   751.1. C. cristatus Nob. -- Fringilla cristata Gm. Syst. Nat. p. 926. No. 102. -- Araguira Azar. No. 136. -- Fringilla araguira Vieill. Encycl. p. 956. -- Fringilla flammea Temm. nec Auct.  ...    752.2. C. pileata Nob.  Azar. Apunt. No. 114. -- Fringilla pileata Pr. Max. Reise Bras. II. p. 160. 166; id. Beitr. III. p. 605. -- Tanagra cristatella Spix Av. Bras. II. tab. 53. fig. 1 (Mas juv.). -- Tachyphonus fringilloides Sws. -- Passerina ornata Less. Echo du Mond. Sav. 1844. p. 231.  ...  *) Von κορυφη, Scheitel und σπιγγοςὁ  nom. prop. --  Hierher gehören ferner: C. griseocristatus. -- Emberiza griseo-cristata Orb. Voy. Amer. mer. Ois. tab. 47. fig. 1.   C. cruentus. -- Tiaris cruenta Less. Rev. Zool. 1844 pag. 435." (Cabanis 1853); "Coryphospingus Cabanis, 1851, Mus. Heineanum, 1, p. 145. Type, by subsequent designation (G. R. Gray, 1855, Cat. Genera Subgenera Birds, p. 73), Fringilla cristata Gmelin = Fringilla cucullata Müller." (Paynter in Peters 1970, XIII, 210).
Synon. Lophospiza.

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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 18 December 2018).