ELMINIA

(Stenostiridae; Ϯ African Blue-flycatcher E. longicauda) St Georges d’Elmina, a port on the Dutch Gold Coast (= Ghana); "Subf. 111. MYIAGRINÆ.  ...  106. Elminia, Bp.   ...   Elminia, Bp., est établi pour l'espèce bleue, Myiagra longicauda, Sw., Flycatchers, t. 25, dont Hartlaub fait bien à tort une Muscipeta." (Bonaparte 1854); "Elminia Bonaparte, 1854, Compt. Rend. Acad. Sci., Paris, 38, p. 652 (nomen nudum on p. 388). Type, by original designation, Myiagra longicauda Swainson." (Traylor in Peters 1986, XI, 467).
Synon. Erannornis.

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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 22 January 2019).