(syn. Vireo Ϯ Warbling Vireo V. gilvus) L. melodus  melodious  < Gr. μελωδος melōdos  musical  < μελος melos  song; genus Vireo Vieillot, 1808, vireo; "WARBLING VIREO, Melodivireo gilvus   Melodivireo Oberholser, new genus.  Similar to Lanivireo Vieillot, but first primary (counting from outermost) less than 1/3 length of second; and second primary (counting from outermost) very much shorter than fifth, instead of longer, or at most only very slightly shorter; and height of bill less than half its length from nostril to tip.  Type: Muscicapa gilva Vieillot" (Oberholser 1974).

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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 on 19 January 2019).