(syn. Tangara Ϯ Silvery-breasted Tanager T. cyanomelas) Dim. < genus Tanagra Linnaeus, 1764, tanager; "Tanagrella, Sw.  Bill very slender, compressed, and much lengthened. The lateral toes equal.   T. multicolor. Nob.  Part. 5. No. 98.  Pl. Enl. 669. f. 3. ?" (Swainson 1837); "Tanagrella Swainson, 1838? (1837?), Anim. Menag., p. 313. Type, by monotypy, Tanagrella multicolor Swainson = Tanagra cyanomelas Wied." (Storer in Peters 1970, XIII, 359).

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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 24 January 2019).