(Pipridae; Ϯ Wied's Tyrant Manakin N. aurifrons) Gr. νεος neos  new, different; πελμα pelma, πελματος pelmatos  sole of the foot; “Muscicapa aurifrons of P. Max. (M. luteocephala, Lafr.) — a bird referred by Cabanis to Elainea and by Burmeister to Euscarthmus; but which, I think, from the structure of the feet ought rather to be placed near to, if not in the genus Heteropelma   ...   β. Neopelma, nob.   Pedibus debilibus, rostro breviore, latiore, apice non uncinato.    6. HETEROPELMA AURIFRONS. — Musc. aurifrons, P. Max. Beitr. iii. p. 829. — M. luteocephala, Lafr. Mag. de Zool. 1833, pl. 13. — Elainea aurifrons, Cab. in Schomb. Reise, iii. p. 701. — Euscarthmus aurifrons, Burm. Thiere Bras. ii. p. 489, ex Brasil. et Guiana.” (P. Sclater 1860); "Neopelma Sclater, 1860, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 28, p. 467. Type, by monotypy, Muscicapa aurifrons Wied." (Snow in Peters 1979, VIII, 255).
Synon. Paroides.

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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 25 March 2019).