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NEOPELMA

(Pipridae; Ϯ Wied's Tyrant Manakin N. aurifrons) Gr. νεος neos  new, different; πελμα pelma, πελματος pelmatos  sole of the foot; “Muscicapa aurifrons of P. Max. (M. luteocephala, Lafr.) — a bird referred by Cabanis to Elainea and by Burmeister to Euscarthmus; but which, I think, from the structure of the feet ought rather to be placed near to, if not in the genus Heteropelma   ...   β. Neopelma, nob.   Pedibus debilibus, rostro breviore, latiore, apice non uncinato.    6. HETEROPELMA AURIFRONS. — Musc. aurifrons, P. Max. Beitr. iii. p. 829. — M. luteocephala, Lafr. Mag. de Zool. 1833, pl. 13. — Elainea aurifrons, Cab. in Schomb. Reise, iii. p. 701. — Euscarthmus aurifrons, Burm. Thiere Bras. ii. p. 489, ex Brasil. et Guiana.” (P. Sclater 1860); "Neopelma Sclater, 1860, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 28, p. 467. Type, by monotypy, Muscicapa aurifrons Wied." (Snow in Peters 1979, VIII, 255).
Synon. Paroides.