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MUSCISAXICOLA

(Tyrannidae; Ϯ Rufous-naped Ground Tyrant M. rufivertex) Portmanteau of genera Muscicapa Brisson 1760, flycatcher, and Saxicola auct. (= Oenanthe), wheatear; "G. MUSCISAXICOLA. Nob.   Pedibus valde elongatis, gracilibus, unguibus anticis brevibus, postice longiore parum curvato, alis prælongis, acuminatis; cauda mediocris apice recto; rostro tenui, valde compresso, elongato, non basi depresso, quibus omnibus characteribus habituque toto Saxicolis hujus generis species proxime accedunt.  ...  1. M. rufivertex, Nob.  ...  2. M. mentalis, Nob.  ...  3. M. maculirostris, Nob.  ...  4. M. striaticeps, Nob." (d'Orbigny & de La Fresnaye 1837).
Synon. Ptyonura.