POOSPIZOPSIS

(Thraupidae; Ϯ Chestnut-breasted Mountainfinch P. caesar) Genus Poospiza Cabanis, 1847, warblingfinch; Gr. οψις opsis  appearance; "Its [Compsospiza] nearest ally is apparently Poospiza cæsar, Scl. & Salv., from Southern Peru, which in my opinion ought also to be separated generically from Poospiza*.  ... *POOSPIZOPSIS, mihi, gen. nov., generi Poospizæ affinis, sed differt rostro pedibusque multo fortioribus et alis caudaque longioribus.  Typ. Poospiza cæsar, Scl. & Salv." (von Berlepsch 1893).

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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 16 January 2019).