(syn. Tangara Ϯ White-bellied Tanager T. brasiliensis) Gr. ευπρεπιστος euprepistos  very pretty  < super. ευπρεπης euprepēs  good-looking, comely  < ευ eu  good; πρεπω prepō  to be conspicuous; "REMARKS ON PRINCE CANINO'S NOTE, "SUR LES TANGARAS," In the Revue et Magazine de Zoologie, March and April 1851.  ...  P. 19. Callospiza cannot be used in this sense, being coequal with Calliste. I propose in its place, for those who think the group worthy of a generic appellation, the term Euprepiste" (P. Sclater 1851).

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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 on 19 January 2019).