TACHYPHONUS

(Thraupidae; Ϯ White-lined Tanager T. rufus) Gr. ταχυφωνος takhuphōnos  fast speaking  < ταχυς takhus  fast; φωνεω phōneō  to speak; "71. TACHYPHONE, Tachyphonus.  Tangara, Oriolus, Linn. Gm. Lath.   Bec droit, longicône, convexe en dessus, fort, un peu comprimé latéralement et échancré vers le bout. -- Première et septième remiges égales.  Esp. Tangara noir, mâle, Buff.   ...  Tachyphonus [ταχυφονος, celeriter cantans]." (Vieillot 1816); "Tachyphonus Vieillot, 1816, Analyse, p. 33. Type, by monotypy, "Tangara noir" Buffon = Tangara rufa Boddaert." (Storer in Peters 1970, XIII, 288).
Synon. Comarophagus, Loriotus, Pyrrota.

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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 22 January 2019).