HYPOTHYMIS

(Monarchidae; Ϯ Black-naped Monarch H. azurea) Gr. ὑποθυμις hupothumis  unidentified bird mentioned by Aristophanes; "X. Fam. Muscicapiadae Vigors. Muscicapa Lin.  ...  Hypothymis: Musc. caerulea Vaill. Afr. pl. 153." (Boie 1826); "Hypothymis Boie, 1826, Isis von Oken, col. 973. Type, by monotypy, Muscicapa caerulea Gmelin = Muscicapa azurea Boddaert" (G. Watson in Peters 1986, XI, 472).
Var. Hypothimis, Hypothimus.
Synon. Camiguinia, Cyanomyias, Muscylva.

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Recommended citation
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 10 December 2018).