ENICOGNATHUS

(Psittacidae; Ϯ Slender-billed Parakeet E. leptorhynchus) Gr. ἑνικος henikos  singular; gnathos  lower jaw (see Leptorynchus); "ENICOGNATHUS, n.  Psittacara, King. Sittace, Wagl. Leptorhynchus, Swains.a (1837). Psittacaria, Meyen.   E. leptorhynchus, (King,) n. Lear's Parrots, pl. 11. P. rectirostra, Meyen. L. ruficaudus, Swains.   ...  aPreviously employed." (G. Gray 1840); "Enicognathus G. R. Gray, Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 51. Type, by monotypy, E. leptorhynchus (King) = Psittacara leptorhyncha King." (Peters 1937, III, 199).  
Var. Enicognathas.
Synon. Hylorynchus, Leptorynchus, Microsittace, Stylorhynchus.

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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).