KEMPIELLA

(Petroicidae; Ϯ Yellow-legged Flyrobin K. griseoceps kempi) Dim. < Robert "Robin" Kemp (b. 1871) English accountant, naturalist, collector in Sierra Leone, East Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Argentina; "KEMPIELLA, gen. nov.  Differs from Tregellasia Mathews in having the rictal bristles much less developed, very small legs and feet, and in having the first primary smaller in proportion, that is less than half the length of the second. In Tregellasia the first primary is longer than half the second.  Type, K. kempi Mathews" (Mathews 1913).
Synon. Dikempia.

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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 19 January 2019).