MELIGNOMON

(Indicatoridae; Ϯ Zenker's Honeyguide M. zenkeri) Gr. μελι meli,  μελιτος melitos  honey; γνωμων gnōmōn, γνωμονος gnōmonos  guide, inspector  < γιγνωσκω gignōskō  to determine; "Melignomon n. g. Indicatoridarum.  12 Schwanzfedern wie bei Indicator, aber Schnabel dünn und spitz wie bei Prodotiscus.  —  Typus: Melignonom zenkeri Rchw." (Reichenow 1898).

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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 23 January 2019).