TRICHOLAEMA

(Lybiidae; Ϯ Hairy-breasted Barbet T. hirsuta flavipunctata) Gr. θριξ thrix, τριχος trikhos  hair; λαιμος laimos  throat; "Gen. Tricholaema Jules et Ed. Verr.   Genus Bucconinum inter Megalaemas et Laemodontas intermedium. Rostrum robustum, basi dilatatum, apice compressum; maxilla culmine incurvo, margine dente medio instructa; mandibula grandi recta; pedes modici, robusti. Alae longiusculae; remigum 1. brevissima, 2. longitudine remigum secondariarum, 3. 4 et 5 omnium longissimis. Cauda brevis, subrotundata. Plumae thoracis in setulas elongata desinentes.    4. Tricholaema flavipunctata J. et Ed. Verr.   ...  toutes les plumes du thorax filiformes, à baguettes très prolongées" (J. Verreaux & E. Verreaux 1855); "Tricholaema J. and E. Verreaux, Journ. f. Orn., 3, March, 1855, p. 102. Type, by monotypy, Tricholaema flavipunctata J. and E. Verreaux." (Peters 1948, VI, 51).

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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 10 December 2018).