Psilopus

● (syn. Caloramphus Ϯ Brown Barbet C. fuliginosus) Gr. ψιλος psilos  simple; ωψ ōps, ωπος ōpos  face, countenance; "Psilopogon SAL. MUELLER. Bristles few. Tail somewhat long, graduated  ...  Add sub-genera Megalorhynchus EYTON and Psilopus TEMM." (van der Hoeven 1852).
 (syn. Gerygone Ϯ White-throated Gerygone G. olivacea) Gr. ψιλος psilos  smooth; πους pous, ποδος podos  foot; "Genus PSILOPUS, Gould.   CHARACTERES GENERICI.  Rostrum capite brevius, tumidum, ad apicem dentatum, tomiis rectis; nares basales, laterales, ovales; rictus setis paucis gracilibus obsitus; alæ mediocres, remige primo fere spurio, secundo elongato, tertio, quarto, quintoque longissimis et inter se æqualibus; cauda brevis et æqualis; tarsi læves, graciles, mediocres; digiti perbreves et debiles, externi utrinque æquales et intermedio adjuncti fere ad articulum primum; ungues incurvi.   TYPE. Psilopus albogularis, Gould." (Gould 1838); "Psilopus Gould, 1838, Synop. Birds Australia, pt. 4, p. 61. Type, by subsequent [sic] designation (G. R. Gray, 1840, List Gen. Birds, p. 22), Psilopus albogularis Gould = Psilopus olivaceus Gould." (Mayr in Peters 1986, XI, 444).

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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).