Lypornix

(syn. Monasa Ϯ Black Nunbird M. atra) Gr. λυπη lupē  grief, sadness (i.e. clothed in black); ορνιξ ornix, ορνιχως ornikhōs  bird; "GENUS LYPORNIX.*   ...  *) Λυπη tristitia, ορνιξ avis. (Germanice Trauervogel.) Barbacou Levaill. Ois. de Parad. 2. p. 101.  Corvus, Cuculus et Bucco Gmel., Lath.., Bucco Illig., Capito Temm., Monasa Vieill. N. D.   ...  1. L. tranquilla.  ... Habitat frequentissima in Guiana, Cajenna, Surinamo, sicut congeneres in sylvis densis, humidis ramis arborum humilibus insidens, solitaria, immota, tristissima, in arborum cavis nidificans" (Wagler 1827).   Var. Lyponix.

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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 19 December 2018).