(syn. Ploceus Ϯ Baglafecht Weaver P. baglafecht reichenowi) Gr. ους ous, ωτος ōtos ear; ὑφαντης huphantēs weaver < ὑφαινω huphainō to weave; "Genus XIX. OTHYPHANTES. Othyphantes, gen. nov. . . . Type O. reichenowi. ... Genus XXI. OTHYPHANTES. Very similar to Hyphantornis in structure and also in the colouring and pattern of the wings; but differing in the adults having the entire throat uniform bright yellow; females generally with more, never with less, black on the head than the males; plumage of the sexes sometimes alike, sometimes distinguished by the top of the head being black in the females and yellow, or partly so, in the males; lower back uniform brown, yellow or olive, contrasting generally very strongly with the mantle in both sexes, and in adults of both sexes the abdomen and under tail-coverts are alike, bright yellow or white." (Shelley 1896). Var. Othyphanes, Otyphanes, Otyphantes.