(Zosteropidae; Ϯ Flame-templed Babbler D. speciosa) Gr. δασυς dasus  hairy; κροταφος krotaphos  brow, temples; "DASYCROTAPHA.3  ...  DASYCROTAPHA SPECIOSA, sp. nov.  Head crested; forehead with dense short plumes covering the base of the maxilla; circle around the eye, whole space before the eye, tuft on the side of the base of mandible, chin and uppermost part of throat pure lemon-yellow; crown of the head black; postoccipital plumes yellow  ...  a lengthened tuft of plumes springing from above the eye bright orange; a line immediately below this tuft black; a tuft of stiff decomposed feathers springing from below the eye and extending over the ears white or greyish white  ...  The hereditary affinity of this new form with Macronus striaticeps and Mixornis capitalis is betrayed by the colouring and markings of the dorsal plumage.  ...  3 δασυς, villosus, et κροταφοι, tempora capitis" (Tweeddale 1878).
Var. Dasycrotopha.

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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 11 December 2018).