EMBERNAGRA

(Thraupidae; Ϯ Great Pampafinch E. platensis) Portmanteau of genera Emberiza Linnaeus, 1758, bunting, and Tanagra Linnaeus, 1764, tanager; "VI.e Sous-genre. EMBERNAGRE; Embernagra.  Les Tangaras-Bruants.  Bec alongé, conique, à arête presque droite, pointue, à bords renflés, bordés; narines ouvertes, rondes; ailes courtes, dépassant à peine le croupion; queue longue, inégale, comme étagée, à rectrices terminées en pointe; tarses longs, forts, robustes.   58.º TANGARA FABIALATU; Tanagra fabialatu, Mus. de Paris. De la Plata.    59.º TANGARA DES BUISSONS; Tanagra dumetorum, Mus. de Paris.  ...  Du Brésil." (Lesson 1831); "Embernagra Lesson, 1831, Traité d'Ornith., p. 465. Type, by virtual monotypy, Tanagra dumetorum Lesson = Emberiza platensis Gmelin." (Paynter in Peters 1970, XIII, 131).
Synon. Limnospiza.

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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 15 December 2018).