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EPINECROPHYLLA

(Thamnophilidae; Ϯ Stipple-throated Antwren E. haematonota) Gr. επι epi  on; νεκρος nekros  dead; φυλλον phullon  leaf; "Epinecrophylla M. L. Isler & Brumfield, new genus.  Type species. - Formicivora haematonota Sclater, 1857.  ... Etymology. - The feminine generic name is taken from the Greek epi (on), necro (dead) and phyllo (leaf), meaning "on the dead leaf," reflecting the strong predeliction of members of the genus to search for insects on dead hanging leaves" (M. L. Isler et al. 2006).