(syn. Vireo Ϯ Flat-billed Vireo V. nanus) George Newbold Lawrence (1806-1895) US businessman, collector, ornithologist; "Lawrencia, gen. nov.  ...  Type, Empidonax nanus Lawrence.  ...  This new form is dedicated to Mr. George N. Lawrence, of New York City, America's veteran ornithologist, as a slight token of esteem, and also in recognition of his important services to Neotropical ornithology" (Ridgway 1886).

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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 on 10 December 2018).