(Mitrospingidae; Ϯ Dusky-faced Tanager M. cassinii) Gr. μιτρα mitra cap, head-dress; σπιγγος spingos finch < σπιζω spizō to chirp; "Genus Mitrospingus. (Type, Tachyphonus cassini Lawrence.) Related to Eucometis Sclater, but bill much longer (nearly as long as head), nostrils very different, wing more rounded, tarsus relatively longer, claws stronger, occipital feathers very short (instead of the reverse), and style of coloration very different." (Ridgway 1898).