SCHISTOCHLAMYS

(Thraupidae; Ϯ Cinnamon Tanager S. ruficapillus capistrata) Late L. schistus  slate  < L. lapis schistos  fissile stone  < Gr. σχιστος skhistos  cloven  < σχιζω skhizō  to split; Gr. χλαμυς khlamus, χλαμυδος khlamudos  mantle, cloak. Reichenbach's 1850, plate LXXVII, labelled Passerinae: Fringillinae Tanagrinae, shows the distinctive small mask of the Cinnamon Tanager. "Gen. SCHISTOCHLAMYS Reichb. 1850. Graumantel.  Diucopis (!) Bonap. pt." (Cabanis 1851); "Schistochlamys Reichenbach, 1850, Av. Syst. Nat., pl. 77. Type, by subsequent designation (P. L. Sclater, 1886, Cat. Birds Brit. Mus., 11, p. 301), Tanagra capistrata Wied." (Storer in Peters 1970, XIII, 247).
Synon. Diucopis.

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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 18 December 2018).