HEMIPROCNE

(Hemiprocnidae; Ϯ Grey-rumped Treeswift H. longipennis) Gr. ἡμι- hēmi-  half-, small, akin to  < ἡμισυς hēmisus  half; L. progne or procne  swallow (see Progne); "Cypseli et Hemiprocnes N. h) genera.   ...   h) Hemiprocnes genus, cui Cypselos, qui ill. TEMMINCKIO longipennis, comatus, fuciphagus, torquatus vocantur, aliosque accenseo, a veris discrepant Cypselis et hallice sive digito pedum primo retrorsum semper verso, et digitorum phalangum numero eodem, qui in ceteris avibus solemnis est." (Nitzsch 1829) (OD per Björn Bergenholtz); "Hemiprocnes [nominative plural] Nitzsch, Obs. Av. Arter. Carot. Comm., 1829, p. 15 and note. Type, by subsequent designation, Cypselus longipennis Temminck = Hirundo longipennis Rafinesque (Oberholser, Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 19, 1906, p. 68.)" (Peters 1940, IV, 257).
Synon. Chelidonia, Dendrochelidon, Macropteryx, Palestre.
● (syn. Collocalia Ϯ Glossy Swiftlet C. esculenta) "Hemiprocne. — Salange.  Der vorigen Gattung ähnlich, aber mit gewöhnlicher Gliederung und Richtung der zehen.  H. esculenta, die indianische Schwalbe." (Riemann 1838 per Oberholser 1906) (Laurent Raty in litt.).  

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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).