MYRMODERUS

(Thamnophilidae; Ϯ White-bibbed Antbird M. loricatus) Gr. μυρμος murmos  ant; δερω derō  to thrash, to cudgel; "Myrmoderus gen. nov.  (Formicariidæ.)   Related to Myrmeciza Gray but tail much longer (more than five-sixths as long, sometimes longer than, wing, bill more slender, nostril larger and more longitudinal, and forehead more densely feathered, with feathers more compactly webbed, more decumbent; style of coloration very different.   Type.— Myiothera loricata Lichtenstein.  (Mυρμηξ, an ant; δερω, I flay, cudgel.)" (Ridgway 1909).
Synon. Myrmedestes.

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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 19 January 2019).