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(Pipridae; Ϯ White-throated Manakin C. gutturalis) The second part of this epithet is from Mod. L. pipo  manakin, but, in the absence of an explanation by the author, any of the following derivations for the first part could be suitable: (1) κοραξ korax, κορακος korakos  raven (i.e. black).  (2) Gr. κορη korē  maiden, nymph, puppet (see Manacus).  (3) Gr. κορη korē  shining pupil of the eye ("Von κορη (Pupille d. h. glänzend schwarz) und πιπω πιπρα" (Cabanis & Heine 1859)); "CORAPIPO, Schiff. — 153. gutturalis, L. (perspicillata, Wagl. fæm.)" (Bonaparte 1854); "Corapipo Bonaparte, 1854, Ateneo Italiano, 2 (11), p. 316 (= Consp. Voluc. Anisod., p. 6). Type, by monotypy, Pipra gutturalis Linnaeus." (Snow in Peters 1979, VIII, 264). 
Var. Coropipo.