Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology
(Tyrannidae; Ϯ Fuscous Flycatcher C. fuscatus) Gr. κνημος knēmos mountain-slope; τρικκος trikkos unidentified small bird. In ornithology triccus signifies tyrant flycatcher. "Genus CNEMOTRICCUS Hellmayr, nomen nov. Empidochanes SCLATER (not of SCLATER 1862)b, Cat. Birds Brit. Mus., 14, p. 216, 1888 -- type Empidochanes fringillaris PELZELN = Muscipeta fuscata WIED. ... b Empidochanes SCLATER 1862 proves to be a synonym of Myiophobus [Reichenbach 1850] ... and a new name had consequently to be created for the group of birds allied to Muscipeta fuscata WIED" (Hellmayr 1927). The Fuscous Flycatcher was described from the hilly coastal woodlands of south-eastern Brazil.