Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology
(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. ... 1 νησος = island; Triccus = a genus of tyrant flycatchers" (Townsend 1895). Recent work suggests that this genus should include Phaeomyias.