CYANOCORAX

(Corvidae; Ϯ Plush-crested Jay C. chrysops) Gr. κυανος kuanos   dark-blue; κοραξ korax, κορακος korakos  raven, crow  < κρωζω krōzō  to croak; "XIX. Fam. Garrulidae.  ...  Cyanocorax: Corvus pileatus  col. 57. u. s. w." (Boie 1826); "Cyanocorax Boie, 1826, Isis von Oken, 19, part 10, col. 975. Type, by monotypy, Corvus pileatus Temminck = Pica chrysops Vieillot." (Blake in Peters 1962, XV, 220) (see Cyanocitta).
Synon. Argurocitta, Calocitta, Cissilopha, Coronideus, Cyanocorvus, Cyanurus, Psilorhinus, Uroleuca, Xanthocitta, Xanthoura.

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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 15 October 2018).