PARDALOTUS

(Pardalotidae; Ϯ Spotted Pardalote P. punctatus) French Pardalote  pardalote  <  Gr. παρδαλωτος pardalōtos  spotted like a leopard  < παρδαλος pardalos  leopard; "PARDALOTE, Pardalotus.  Pipra, Lath.  Bec très-court, un peu robuste, à base dilatée sur les bords, entier, conoïde, épais à la pointe; mandibule supérieure un peu arquée; l'inférieure convexe en dessous.   Esp. Pipra punctata, Lath." (Vieillot 1816) (cf. "Παρδαλωτος, spotted like a panther. I think the original name was pardalonotusπαρδαλος, spotted, νωτον, back: a very applicable designation" (Ashmolean 1836)).
Var. Pardalotis, Pardolotus.
Synon. Dipardalotus, Nesopardalotus, Pardalotinus, Spizites.

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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 www.hbw.com on 19 January 2019).