MYIAGRA

(Monarchidae; Ϯ Leaden Flycatcher M. rubecula) Gr. μυια muia, μυιας muias  fly; αγρευω agreuō  to catch (cf. μυιαγρος muiagros  fly-catcher; myth. Myiagros, the Fly-catcher, an Elean god invoked against flies); "Genus. MYIÄGRA*.  Rostrum rectum, subbreve, depressum, basi latum, multo latius quam altum; mandibula superiore emarginata; naribus basalibus, ovalibus, setis plumulisque fere obtectis; rictu vibrissis fortibus hirsuto.  Alæ mediocres subrotundatæ; remige prima brevi, secunda duplo fere longiore, tertia quarta et quinta fere æqualibus longissimis.  Cauda mediocris, lata, æqualis aut interdum subfurcata.  Pedes graciles, mediocres; acrotarsiis scutellatis, scutorum suturis vix decernendis.  ...  1. RUBECULOIDES.  ...  2. PLUMBEA.  ...  3. MACROPTERA.  ...  Mr. Caley informs us that the boys of the colony used to call it Winter, the reason of which he does not give.  ...   *Mυια musca, and αγρευω venor." (Vigors & Horsfield 1827); "Myiagra Vigors and Horsfield, 1827, Trans. Linn. Soc. London, 15, p. 250. Type, by subsequent designation (G. R. Grau, 1840, List Gen. Birds, p. 32), Myiagra rubeculoides Vigors and Horsfield = Todus rubecula Latham." (Mayr in Peters 1986, XI, 516). 
Synon. Lophomyiagra, Mastersornis, Piezorhynchus, Platygnathus, Seisura, Submyiagra.

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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).