(syn. Philemon Ϯ Helmeted Friarbird P. buceroides) Gr. νεος neos new; genus Philemon Vieillot, 1816, friarbird; "1,316. NEOPHILEMON, gen. nov. Differs from Philemon in the presence of a high swollen protuberance on the basal half of the keel of the upper mandible, and in its comparatively shorter tail; from Tropidorhynchus it differs in the nature of the protuberance, and in the feathering on the top of the head, and in lacking the pointed, scaly breast-feathers and in its more powerful bill and longer first primary of the wing. Type, Philedon buceroides Swainson." (Mathews 1912); "Neophilemon Mathews, 1912, Austral Avian Rec., 1, p. 117. Type, by original designation, "Buphaga orien-oides yorki Mathews." [sic] (Salomonsen in Peters 1967, XII, 403) (see Microphilemon).