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COTINGA

(Cotingidae; Ϯ Purple-breasted Cotinga C. cotinga) Tupí name Catingá  bright forest (bird), for the colourful cotingas; "Cotinga, nom qu'on donne en Amérique à quelques especes de ce genre ... Cotinga superne splendide cœrulea, inferne purpuro-violacea; remigibus, rectricibusque nigris; oris exterioribus remigum minorum & rectricum cœruleis" (Brisson 1760); based on "Purple-breasted Blue Manakin" of Edwards 1758.
Synon. Hylocosmia, Orbignesius.

cotinga

Tupí name Catingá bright forest (bird), for the cotingas.
● ex “Cotinga” of Brisson 1760 (Cotinga).