Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology

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CONOPIAS

(Tyrannidae; Ϯ Three-striped Flycatcher C. trivirgatus) Gr. κωνωψ kōnōps, κωνωπος kōnōpos  gnat, mosquito; πιαζω piazō  to seize; "SAUROPHAGUS *   ...   *) Zwischen den Gattungen Myiozetetes und Saurophagus steht gleichsam vermittelnd das Genus:   Conopias nov. gen.  (von κωνωψ (Mücke), wie μυιας von μυια gebildet):   C. superciliosus. — Tyrannus superciliosa Sws. B. Bras. t. 46. — Burm. Th. Bras. p. 475. Anm. — Muscicapa pitangula Licht. in Mus. Berol (Brasilien)." (Cabanis & Heine 1859); "Conopias Cabanis and Heine, 1859, Mus. Heineanum, 2, p. 62. Type, by monotypy, Tyrannula superciliosa Swainson = Muscicapa trivirgata Wied." (Traylor in Peters 1979, VIII, 214) (see Myiacleptes).
Synon. Cephalanius, Myiacleptes.