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(syn. Tangara Ϯ Bay-headed Tanager T. gyrola) Specific name Fringilla gyrola Linnaeus, 1758. Reichenbach's 1850, pl. LXXVII, shows the rounded wing of these tanagers.


Dim. < L. gyrus  ring, circle  < Gr. γυρος guros  bangle, ring; ex “Passer viridis capite rubro. Red-headed Green-Finch” of Edwards 1751 (Tangara).