PACHYSYLVIA

(Vireonidae; Ϯ Lesser Greenlet P. decurtata) Gr. παχυς pakhus large, stout; genus Sylvia Scopoli, 1769, warbler; "Pachysylvia, Bp. (Mniotilta, p. Gr.)  Media quasi inter Sylvicolas et Vireones: corpus concretum, decurtatum: alae amplae, breves; remigum prima brevissima! secunda aequali duodecimae; tertia, quarta, quinta et sexta omnium longissimis: cauda parva, angusta, truncata.  SYLVICOLA decurtata, Bp. (Mniotilta decurtata, Gr.) Proc. Zool. Soc. 1837. p. 118. sp. 31. ex Mexico" (Bonaparte 1850).
Var. Pachysilvia.

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 13 December 2018).