(syn. Euplectes Ϯ Long-tailed Widowbird E. progne) Gr. διατροπος diatropos variously disposed < δια dia by means of; τροπος tropos character, manner; ουρα oura tail; "The genus Chera Gray  must give place to Chera Hübner , employed in Lepidoptera; and it may be called Diatropura, from διατροπος, differens, and ουρα, cauda. The type and only species is Emberiza procne Boddaert, which will now stand as Diatropura procne (Boddaert)." (Oberholser 1900).