CYANOLYCA

(Corvidae; Ϯ Black-collared Jay C. armillata) Gr. κυανος kuanos  dark-blue; λυκος lukos  type of crow, perhaps the Jackdaw, mentioned by Aristotle and Hesychius.; "Gen. Cyanolyca nov. gen. *)  Dohlenheher.  Cyanocitta Bonap. nec Strickl.   1031.1. C. armillata Nob. -- Cyanocorax armillatus Gray Gen. B. No. 21. tab. 74.  Cyanurus nigritorques Lafr.?     1032.2.  C. ornata Nob. --  Pica ornata Less. Rev. Zool. 1839. p. 41. -- Cyanocorax ornata Gray Gen. B. No. 19. -- Corvus cyanicollis Licht. Bonap. Consp. p. 379. No. 13.   ...  *)Von κυανεος, blau und λικος [sic], Dohle. -- Die Gruppe weicht von den vorhergehenden [Dolometis] durch stärkern Schnabel, bürstenartige Stirnfedern u.s.w. ab, und nähert sich den folgenden Gruppen [Xanthocitta].  Hierher ferner: 1. Cyanolyca viridicyana. -- Garrulus viridicyanus Orb. Lafr.  --  2. C. Beachii -- Garrulus Beachii Vig.  --  3. C. melanocyanea. -- Garrulus melanocyaneus Hartl." (Cabanis 1853); "Cyanolyca Cabanis, 1851, Mus. Hein., 1, p. 223. Type, by subsequent designation (Gray, 1855, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Birds, p. 62), Cyanocorax armillatus Gray." (Blake in Peters 1962, XV, 216).

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 19 January 2019).