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CONOPOPHAGA

(Conopophagidae; Ϯ Chestnut-belted Gnateater C. aurita) Gr. κωνωψ kōnōps, κωνωπος kōnōpos  gnat; -φαγος-phagos  -eating  < φαγειν phagein  to eat; "CONOPOPHAGE, Conopophaga.  Pipra, Turdus, Gm. Lath.  Bec nu à la base, droit, tendu, déprimé sur toute sa longueur, un peu caréné en dessus, échancré et courbé vers le bout; mandibule inférieure plate en dessous.   Esp. Fourmillier à ailes blanches, — tacheté, Buff.   ...   Conopophaga [κωνωψ, culexφαγω, edo]." (Vieillot 1816); "Conopophaga Vieillot, Analyse, 1816, p. 39. Type, by subsequent designation, Turdus auritus Gmelin (G. R. Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 41)." (Peters 1951, VII, 273).
Var. Conopophagus, Conophaga.
Synon. Ceraphanes, Myagrus, Pseudoconopophaga.

Pseudoconopophaga

(syn. Conopophaga Ϯ Black-bellied Gnateater C. melanogaster) Gr. ψευδος pseudos  false; genus Conopophaga Vieillot, 1816, gnateater; "PSEUDOCONOPOPHAGA, gen. nov.  The proposed new genus, which is based on Conopophaga melanogaster, Menetr., is distinguished from Conopophaga, founded on Turdus auritus, Gmel., by its long and narrow bill, the long tarsi and toes, the larger size, and different coloration.  Type, P. melanogaster (Menetr.)" (Chubb 1918).