Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology
(Tyrannidae; Ϯ Kinglet Calyptura C. cristata) Gr. καλυπτω kaluptō to cover; ουρα oura tail; "Sub-genus, CALYPTURA Ϯ (Generis Pipræ.) ... Bill as in Pardalotus. Wings rounded, the first and second quills slightly graduated. Tail very short, divaricated, almost concealed. Tarsi long, very slender. Feet syndactyle. Type.- Pardalotus cristatus, VIEILL. ... Ϯ Th. καλυπτω velo, et ουρα cauda" (Swainson 1831). Treated as a manakin Pipridae by Swainson, but for long considered to be a cotinga Cotingidae, the recently rediscovered Kinglet Calyptura is now thought to be allied to Platyrinchus and Neopipo.