MANUCODIA

(Paradisaeidae; Ϯ Crinkle-collared Manucode M. chalybatus) Contracted form of “Manucodiata,” the name assigned to a group of birds-of-paradise by Brisson 1760, based on Old Javanese Manu ko dewata  birds of the gods; "634. Le Chalybé de la nouvelle Guinée, BUFF. V. p. 236. BRISS. Ornith. o. LINN. Gen. 52. o. Manucodia chalybea, mihi. Blue green Paradise bird LATH. I. p. 482. 7." (Boddaert 1783); "Manucodia Boddaert, 1783, Tabl. enlum., p. 39, no. 634. Type, by monotypy, M. chalybea Boddaert = P. chalybata Pennant. [Masculine, from old Javanese; "manukdewa" -- bird of the gods]." (Mayr in Peters 1962, XV, 184).   
Synon. Chalybaeus, Eucorax, Manucorax.
(syn. Parotia Ϯ Western Parotia P. sefilata) "20  Manucodia Sexpennis, Linn  o.  ([Cloche] 7.    20 Sixfilet, ou Oiseau de Paradis, Buff. . . . .([Cloche] 7." (Meuschen 1787).

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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 24 January 2019).