CYORNIS

(Muscicapidae; Ϯ Blue-throated Blue Flycatcher C. rubeculoides) Gr. κυανος kuanos  dark-blue; ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos  bird; "The following species I separate by the appellation  Cyornis, Nobis: having the bill less compressed, the tarsi shorter and together with the toes more feeble, and altogether partaking more of the Flycatcher form; they also have not the brilliant cœrulean spot on the sides of the neck conspicuous in the foregoing group [Chaitaris].    1. C. rubeculoides; Phœnicura rubeculoides, Vigors, P. Z. S. 1831, p. 35; Chaitaris brevipes, Hodgson.  Himalaya   ...   2. C. banyumas; Muscicapa banyumas, Horsfield; M. cantatrix, Temminck; M. aurea? Lev., which name would hold precedence; M. rubecula, Swainson, Nat. Libr., the female.  Southern India and Malay countries.   ...   3. C. Tickelliae, Nobis; M. hyacintha, Tem., apud Tickell, J. A. S. II. 574.  ...  Inhabits Central India.†   ...   † Add 4. C. unicolor, Nobis." (Blyth 1843); "Cyornis Blyth, 1843, Journ. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, 12, p. 940. Type, by subsequent designation (G. R. Gray, 1855, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Birds Brit. Mus., p. 53), Phoenicura rubeculoides Vigors." (Watson in Peters 1986, XI, 355).
Var. Cynornis, Cyanornis.
Synon. AddoecaOlcyornis, Rhinomyias, Rileyornis, Schwaneria.

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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 21 January 2019).