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(syn. Philydor Ϯ Ochre-breasted Foliage-gleaner P. lichtensteini) Gr. ευ eu  fine, good; genus Philydor von Spix, 1824, foliage-gleaner; "Euphilydor subgenus nov.  Characters. - Similar to Philydor Spix, but shape of bill different, the terminal half of under mandible (gonys) being decidedly elevated (nearly as in Xenicopsis) and the end of the culmen more curved.  (Type Philydor lichtensteini Cabanis and Heine)" (Cory 1919).


(Furnariidae; Ϯ Black-capped Foliage-gleaner P. atricapillus) Gr. φιλυδρος philudros  water-loving  < φιλος philos  loving  < φιλεω phileō  to love; ὑδωρ hudōr, ὑδατος hudatos  water; "GENUS IIIPHILYDOR.  Insectivorus, ad ripam aquarum solitarie ambulans; cauda longiuscula, inaequali, Dendrocolaptum modo sed molli; crista capitis brevi, plicatili; rostro subulato, lateraliter subcompresso, ad apicem subcylindrico, subdeclivi, subadunco, emarginato; maxilla inferiore breviore quam superiore; naribus subbasalibus, rotundis, minutis; rictu oris usque infraoculos elongato; tarsi breviusculis.    SPECIES 1. PHILYDOR SUPERCILIARIS.   ...   SPECIES 2. PHILYDOR ALBOGULARIS.   ...   SPECIES 3. PHILYDOR RUFICOLLIS." (von Spix 1824); "Philydor Spix, Av. Bras., 1, 1824, p. 73. Type, by subsequent designation, [Sphenura superciliaris Lichtenstein = Philydor superciliaris =] Anabates atricapillus Wied (Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 28)." (Peters 1951, VII, 128).
Var. Philidor, Phylidor.   
Synon. Dendroma, Euphilydor.