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CINCLODES

(Furnariidae; Ϯ Dark-bellied Cinclodes C. patagonicus) Genus Cinclus Bechstein, 1802, dipper  < Gr. κιγκλος kinklos  unknown waterside bird;
-οιδης -oidēs  resembling; "Habitat in terra ignis ad mare  ...  et vermibus marinis victitans" (J. Gmelin 1789); "CINCLODES, n.  Furnarius, Less. Opetiorhynchus, (Temm.) Gould.  G.R. Gray. Uppucerthia, D'Orb. Motacilla, Gm.   C. Patagonicus, (Gm.) n. Mot. Gracula, Forst. Opet. rupestris, Kittl. Less. Tr. Orn., pl. 75, fig. 1. F. Lessonii, Dum. F. Chilensis, Less." (G. Gray 1840); "Cinclodes G. R. Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 16. Type, by subsequent designation, Motacilla patagonica Gmelin (G. R. Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 26)." (Peters 1951, VII, 65). The Dark-bellied Cinclodes, originally described in the wagtail genus Motacilla, is now considered the ecological equivalent of the dippers Cinclidae.
Synon. Cillurus.