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GRISEOTYRANNUS

(Tyrannidae; Ϯ Crowned Slaty Flycatcher G. aurantioatrocristatus) Med. L. griseum  grey; genus Tyrannus de Lacépède, 1799, kingbird; "GRISEOTYRANNUS, NEW GENUS   TYPE SPECIES: T(yrannus) aurantio-atrocristatus D'Orbigny and Lafresnaye 1837  ... ETYMOLOGY: The Latin adjective griseus, pertaining to the smoky-gray or sooty plumage below, in combination with tyrannus, meaning tyrant or ruler as well as the generic name for the kingbirds, to which there is close affinity" (Lanyon 1984). The Crowned Slaty Flycatcher is the possessor of the longest binomen in current avian nomenclature.