L. nitens, nitentis  shining, glittering  < nitere  to shine, to glitter.
● ex “Glossy Finch” of Latham 1783 (syn. Hypochera chalybeata).
● ex “Merle vert d’Angola” of Brisson 1760 (Lamprotornis).
● ex “Green Fly-catcher” of Latham 1783 (unident.).

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Recommended citation
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 20 March 2019).