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HYLEXETASTES

(Furnariidae; Ϯ Red-billed Woodcreeper H. perrotii) Gr. ὑλη hulē  woodland, forest; εξεταστης exetastēs  examiner  < εξεταζω exetazō  to examine; "(2) HYLEXETASTES (ὑλη  silva et εξεταστης  investigator), for Dendrocolaptes perroti, Lafr., which is allied to Dendrexetastes, but differs in its much stronger and stouter bill." (P. Sclater 1889); "Hylexetastes Sclater, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1889, p. 34. Type, by original designation and monotypy, Dendrocolaptes perrotii Lafresnaye." (Peters 1951, VII, 25).