Gnathospiza

(syn. Sicalis Ϯ Sulphur-throated Finch S. taczanowskii) Gr. γναθος gnathos  jaw; σπιζα spiza  finch  < σπιζω spizō  to chirp; “GNATHOSPIZA, n. g.  Rostrum Geospizæ, robustum, subcompressum, culmine modice arcuato, capitis verticem vix superante; lateribus mandibulæ inferioris subplanis; naribus basalibus, non tectis. Alæ mediocres, caudam dimidiam æquantes, remige primo et secundo æqualibus, omnium longissimis; tertius vix brevior. Cauda brevis, æqualis. Tarsi mediocres, graciles; digitus posticus intermedio non robustior et brevior; digiti externi inter se æquales; ungues graciles. Color coturniculinus.   3. GNATHOSPIZA RAIMONDII, n. sp.” (Taczanowski 1877); "Gnathospiza Taczanowski, 1877, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, p. 320. Type, by monotypy, Gnathospiza raimondii Taczanowski = Sycalis taczanowskii Sharpe." (Paynter in Peters 1970, XIII, 122).

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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 21 January 2019).