Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology

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MYIORNIS

(Tyrannidae; Ϯ Eared Pygmy Tyrant M. auricularis) Gr. μυια muia, μυιας muias  fly; ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos  bird; "No. 79: Euscarthmus minutus W. Bertoni (sp. n.)  (Myiornis?) — guar.: jénero Tatshuri." (Bertoni 1901); "Myiornis Bertoni, 1901, Aves Nuevas Paraguay, p. 129. Type, by monotypy, Euscarthmus minutus Bertoni = Platyrhynchos auricularis Vieillot." (Traylor in Peters 1979, VIII, 71).
Synon. Notorchilus, Perissotriccus.
● (syn. Cyanophaia Ϯ Blue-headed Hummingbird C. bicolor) "Die eine, mit geradem Schnabel, nennt man Fliegenvögel, (Myiornis, Ornismyia!!, Orthorhynchus,) weil zu ihr die kleinsten Arten gehören." (Gloger 1842).