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NESOTRICCUS

(Tyrannidae; Ϯ Cocos Flycatcher N. ridgwayi) Gr. νησος nēsos  island (= Cocos I., off the coast of Costa Rica); genus Triccus Cabanis, 1846, tody tyrant; "Nesotriccus, gen. nov.1  Allied to Eribates of the Galapagos Islands, but with bill relatively [l]onger and more flattened. Culmen separating the nostrils as a prominent ridge. Gonys less than half the length of lower mandible, terminating in advance of nostrils. Tail relatively shorter.  TYPE Nesotriccus Ridgwayi sp. nov.  ...  Hab. Cocos Island.  ... νησος = island; Triccus = a genus of tyrant flycatchers" (Townsend 1895). Recent work suggests that this genus should include Phaeomyias.
Var. Nesotrichus.