SPIZOCORYS

(Alaudidae; Ϯ Pink-billed Lark S. conirostris) Gr. σπιζα spiza  finch  < σπιζω spizō  to chirp; Mod. L. corys  lark  < Gr. κορυδος korudos  crested lark  < κορυς korus, κορυθος koruthos  helmet; "Spizocorys  n. g.  (Al. conirostris Sundev. Vet. Ak. Ö. 1850) rostro brevi, crassius conico, culmine vix arcuato; naribus setis obtectis; colore alaudino, maculato.  Nomen: ςπιζα, passer: κορυς, alauda. (Obs. κορις, coris = Cimex, quod probe observandum)" (Sundevall 1872).
Synon. Aethocorys, Botha, Dewetia, Pseudalaemon.

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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 16 December 2018).