TYRANNEUTES

(Pipridae; Ϯ Tiny Tyrant Manakin T. virescens) Gr. τυραννευω turanneuō  to be a tyrant  < τυραννος turannos  tyrant; "TYRANNEUTES, gen. nov.   Tyranneutes gen. nov. ex fam. Tyrannidarum, generi Tyrannulo affine, sed rostro crasso, ad basin dilatato et cauda brevi rotundata diversum. Vibrissæ rictales nullæ. Pedes parvi debiles. Alæ longiusculæ, remige tertio longissimo, secundo et quarto vix brevioribus.    3. TYRANNEUTES BRACHYURUS, sp. nov.  ...  Mr. Whitely has sent several skins of this little Tyrant in his collections from Bartica Grove (Sept. 1879 and February 1880). It is quite unknown to us, and we are constrained to refer it to a new generic section" (P. Sclater & Salvin 1881).

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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 19 November 2018).