HYLIOTA

(Hyliotidae; Ϯ Yellow-bellied Hyliota H. flavigaster) Gr. ὑλειωτης huleiōtēs forester, an epithet of Pan  < ὑλη hulē  woodland, forest; "Hyliota, Sw. (fig. 229.h)   Bill lengthened, very slightly widened at the base, and much compressed beyond the nostrils.  Rictus nearly smooth.  Wings, tail, and feet as in Muscicapa; but the middle toe is shorter, and the claws are broader, thicker, and much more curved.   Africa: representing Platystera.    H. flavigaster. West. Af. ii." (Swainson 1837).
Var. Hyliotis.

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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 24 January 2019).