SAKESPHORUS

(Thamnophilidae; Ϯ Black-crested Antshrike S. canadensis) Gr. σακεσφορος sakesphoros  shield-bearing  < σακος sakos, σακεος sakeos  shield; -φορος -phoros  -bearing  < φερω pherō  to carry; "SAKESPHORUS, nom. nov., pro Hypolophus, Cab. & Hein. 1859 (nec Müller & Henle, 1837).  Type, Lanius canadensis, Linn." (Chubb 1918).
Var. SakesphoresSaskephorus.
Synon. Hypolophus, Sakesphoroides.

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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 17 December 2018).