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PITANGUS

(Tyrannidae; Ϯ Great Kiskadee P. sulphuratus) Tupí name Pitanguá guacú for a large flycatcher, perhaps the Great Kiskadee (cf. “forest of Pitanga, about twenty leagues west of Bahia” (Swainson 1820-1823)); "PITANGUS.  Rostrum magnum. Alæ mediocres, remigum pogoniis internis immarginatis, apice obtusis. Cauda æqualis. Pedes subbreves, fortes.  ... Type. Tyrannus sulphuratus. Vieill. Ois. de L'Am. pl. 47" (Swainson 1827).
Synon. Apolites, Saurophagus.