PHRYGILUS

(Thraupidae; Ϯ Grey-hooded Sierrafinch P. gayi) Gr. φρυγιλος phrugilos  unidentified bird mentioned by Aristophanes, perhaps some sort of finch or sparrow; "Gen. Phrygilus 1) Cab.  Genus inter Euspizas et Fringillas (Struthus Boje) locum habens. Differt ab illis statura graciliore, rostro longiore, magis compresso, maxilla basi parum sinuata, ab his vero maxilla minus sinuata, tuberculo palati nullo; alis brevioribus; cauda breviore, minus emarginata, rectricibus emarginatis.  Typus: Fr. Gayi Eyd. Gerv. - Emberiza guttata Meyen.    ... 1φρυγιλος Aristotel." (Cabanis 1844).
● (syn. Pyrrhula Ϯ Eurasian Bullfinch P. pyrrhula) "Phrygilus vulgaris, Bullfinch.   Phrygilus enucleator, Pine Bullfinch." (Morris 1837) (OD per Björn Bergenholtz).

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Recommended citation
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 10 December 2018).