(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).

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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 on 11 December 2018).