Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology

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MITREPHANES

(Tyrannidae; Ϯ Tufted Flycatcher M. phaeocercus) Gr. μιτρα mitra  cap, head-dress; -φανης -phanēs  -showing  < φαινω phainō  to display; "NOTE ON Mitrephanes, A NEW GENERIC NAME. -- The name Mitrephorus of Sclater, P. Z. S., 1859, p. 44, is preoccupied in Coleoptera by Mitrephorus, Schönh., 1837, emended Mitrophorus, Burm., 1844. It may therefore be changed to Mitrephanes; type Mitrephanes phæocercus (Scl.); including Mitrephanes aurantiiventris (Lawr.), if not also Mitrephanes fulvifrons (Grd.), and its var. pallescens (Coues)." (Coues 1882).
Synon. Mitrephorus.