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ANTILOPHIA

(Pipridae; Ϯ Helmeted Manakin A. galeata) L. antiae  hair growing on the forehead, forelock  < ante (old form anti)  before; Gr. λοφιον lophion  small crest  < dim. λοφος lophos  crest.  Reichenbach's 1850, plate LXIII, labelled Motac. Parinae: Piprinae, shows the luxurious frontal crest of the Helmeted Manakin sweeping forward over the bill; "Antilophia Reichenbach, 1850, Avium Syst. Nat., pl. 63. Type, by monotypy, Pipra galeata Lichtenstein." (Snow in Peters 1979, VIII, 254).
Synon. Metopia