(Mimidae; Ϯ Curve-billed Thrasher T. curvirostre) Gr. τοξον toxon   bow, arch; στομα stoma, στοματος stomatos  mouth; "Genus Toxostoma, Bogenschnabel. (Genus novum.)   54. Toxostoma Vetula (species nova).  Notaeo toto e fuliginoso-cinereo, exclusa alae flexura albida et macula in apice rectricum quaternarum, externarum candida (versus rectrices interiores sensim minore); gastraeo toto albido, fusco-cinereo nubilo; rostro arcuato nigro. Adult.   Chietotottotl Hernand. Thes. p. 31. cap. 80." (Wagler 1831); "Toxostoma Wagler, 1831, Isis von Oken, 24, p. 528. Type, by monotypy, Toxostoma vetula Wagler = Orpheus curvirostris Swainson." (Davis & Miller in Peters 1960, IX, 449).
Var. Toxastoma, Taxostoma.
Synon. Antimimus, Harpes, Harporhynchus, Methriopterus.

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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 on 19 January 2019).