Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology
(Thamnophilidae; Ϯ Yapacana Antbird A. disjunctus) Gr. απροσιτος aprositos hard to get at, unapproachable < negative prefix α- a- ; προσιημι prosiēmi to allow to approach; ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos bird; "Aprositornis Isler, Bravo, and Brumfield gen. nov. Type species. Myrmeciza disjuncta Friedmann, 1945. ... Loudsongs structurally distinct. Tail flicking unique in clade. Impenetrable sandy soil habitat. Etymology. The feminine generic name is taken from the Greek aprositos (unapproachable, hard to get at) and ornis (bird), referring to its preference for impassable bushy habitats, which seems to explain why it was so poorly known until recently" (Isler et al. 2013).