PHYLLOMYIAS

(Tyrannidae; Ϯ Planalto Tyrannulet P. fasciatus brevirostris) Gr. φυλλον phullon  leaf; Mod. L. myias  flycatcher  < Gr. μυια muia, μυιας muias  fly; πιαζω piazō  to seize; "Gen. PHYLLOMYIAS *) nov. gen. — Laub-Fliegenstecher.   196. 1. P. brevirostris **) Nob.   Platyrhynchus brevirostris Spix Av. Bras. II. p. 13. t. 15. 2. — Muscipeta asilus Wied Beitr. III. p. 894. — Muscicapa virescens "Natt." Temm. Pl. col. 275. 3.  ...  Muscicapa olivacea Orb. & Lafr. Syn. p. 54. 14. — Muscipara boliviana Orb. Voy. p. 328. 244.  ...  Muscicapa pusio Licht. in Mus. Berol.  ...  197. 2. P. Burmeisteri ***) Nob.  Elaenea brevirostris Burm. (nec Spix) Th. Bras. II. p. 479.   ...   *) Von φυλλον (Laub) und μυιας (= Muscicapa).  Diese Gattung umfasst kleinere Formen von Elaïnea mit kurzem, breitem, weniger hohem Schnabel und meist olivengrünem Gefieder ohne dunklere Kappe." (Cabanis & Heine 1859); "Phyllomyias Cabanis and Heine, 1859, Mus. Heineanum, 2, p. 57. Type, by subsequent designation (Sclater, 1888, Cat. Birds Brit. Mus., 14, p. 121), "P. brevirostris" = Platyrhynchus brevirostris Spix." (Traylor in Peters 1979, VIII, 3).
Synon. Acrochordopus, Idiotriccus, Oreomyias, Oreotriccus, Tyranniscus, Xanthomyias.

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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 18 January 2019).