Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology

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MIONECTES

(Tyrannidae; Ϯ Streak-necked Flycatcher M. striaticollis) Gr. μειονεκτηα meionektēs  small, having suffered loss  < μειονεκτεω meionekteō  to have too little; "Gen. Mionectes Cab. 1)   ...   Alae mediocres, remigibus primariis interdum praecipue versus apicem angustatis, acuminatis ut in Tyrannis, earum secunda linearis vel filiformis ut in Psaridibus et Ampelidibus non-nullis.  Cauda mediocris, aequalis.  Pedes mediocres.  Sunt hujus generis species parvae, habitu Lipangis similes.   Typus: M. poliocephalus Tsch. — Muscicapa oleaginea Lichtenst.   ...   1) μειονεκτης damnum faciens." (Cabanis 1844); "43. Mionectes striaticollis  ...  Proposed race poliocephalus (Pasco and Junín, in C Peru) merged with nominate, as it occupies indistinct zone of intergradation between subspecifically recognizable plumage patterns of N & S Peru" (del Hoyo & Collar 2016, 160).
Var. Myonectes.
Synon. Anomalopterus, Pipromorpha.