Lioptilus

(synSylvia Ϯ Bush Blackcap S. nigricapillus) Gr. λειος leios  smooth; πτιλον ptilon  feather, plumage (cf. abbreviation of genus Ptilogonys Swainson, 1824, silky-flycatcher); "*716. Lioptilus, Caban. 1850. (Turdus, p. Gr.) Rostrum Ptilogonidis ! marginibus tenuibus, diaphanis.    Africa.   1.     TURDUS nigricapillus, Vieill. (T. cucullatus, Ill. - Gracula cucullata, Licht. - Lioptilus cucullatus, Caban.) Lev. Afr. t. 108. ex Afr. m." (Bonaparte 1850); "Gen. LIOPTILUS nov. gen.  Meisen-Drössling.  492.1. L. nigricapillus Nob. — Le Vaill. Ois. d'Afr. tab. 108. — Turdus nigricapillus Vieill. Encycl. pag. 656. No. 62.  id. Gray Gen. Birds No. 93." (Cabanis 1853); "Lioptilus "Caban. 1850" = Bonaparte, 1851, Consp. Gen. Av., 1 (1850), p. 332. Type, by monotypy, Turdus nigricapillus Vieillot." (Deignan in Peters 1964, X, 413).

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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).