KNIPOLEGUS

(Tyrannidae; Ϯ Blue-billed Black Tyrant K. cyanirostris) Gr. κνιψ knips, κνιπος knipos  insect; λεγω legō  to pick; "X. Fam. Muscicapiadae Vigors.  Muscicapa Lin. 2   ...   2 Ferner könnten als Gattungen abgesondert werden: Knipolegus für Musc. lophotes Tem. und cyaneirostris Vieill. Az. 181" (Boie 1826); "Knipolegus Boie, 1826, Isis von Oken, col. 973. Type, by monotypy, Muscicapa cyanirostris Vieillot." (Traylor in Peters 1979, VIII, 173) (see Xolmis). 
Var. Cnipolegus.   
Synon. Ada, Blechropus, Entotriccus, Eumyiobius, Phaeotriccus, Sericoptila.

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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 17 December 2018).