Perissolalage

(syn. Lalage Ϯ White-shouldered Triller L. sueurii) Gr. περισσος perissos  wonderful; genus Lalage Boie, 1826, triller; "PERISSOLALAGE, new genus.3    Generic characters.—Similar to Lalage Boie, but bill, in both vertical and horizontal aspects, longer and relatively more slender (more turdine); culmen less conspicuously curved, and more sharpely ridged; tail decidedly longer; lower tail-coverts much shorter, covering only about basal one-third of rectrices; spurious (first) primary relatively as well as actually much shorter and narrower; third and fourth (counting from outermost) primaries longest, the second shorter, equal to the fifth and very much longer than the sixth.   Type.—Perissolalage chalepa, new species.   ...   3 From περισσος, mirabilis; and Lalage (λαλαγη, loquacitas)." (Oberholser 1917); "Perissolalage Oberholser, 1917, Proc. U. S. Nat. Mus., 54, p. 182. Type, by monotypy, Perissolalage chalepa Oberholser = Lalage sueurii sueurii Vieillot." (Mayr in Peters 1960, IX, 196).

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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).