(syn. Galbula Ϯ Yellow-billed Jacamar G. albirostris) Gr. ψιλος psilos  naked; ωψ ōps, ωπος ōpos  eye, face; ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos  bird; "[KEY TO THE GENERA OF GALBULIDÆ]  ...  ee. Tail slightly graduated  ...  outer side of tarsus with more than upper half feathered; bill relatively broader and deeper basally; orbital region wholly naked  ...  Psilopornis (extralimital)....  b Psilopornis Ridgway, new genus.  (Type, Galbula albirostris Latham.)" (Ridgway 1914).

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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 on 23 January 2019).