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Dipardalotus

(syn. Pardalotus Ϯ Red-browed Pardalote P. rubricatus yorki) Gr. δι- di-  double-  < δις dis  twice  < δυο duo  two; genus Pardalotus Vieillot, 1816, pardalote; "DIPARDALOTUS, gen. nov.   Type Pardalotus rubricatus yorki Mathews." (Mathews 1922). 

Nesopardalotus

(syn. Pardalotus Ϯ Forty-spotted Pardalote P. quadragintus) Gr. νησος nēsos  island (= Tasmania); genus Pardalotus Vieillot, 1816, pardalote; "1,132. NESOPARDALOTUS, gen. nov.  Differs from Pardalotus in its shorter, heavier bill, and in the wing formula, the first four primaries being longest and subequal.  Type, Pardalotus quadragintus Gould." (Mathews 1912).

PARDALOTUS

(Pardalotidae; Ϯ Spotted Pardalote P. punctatus) French Pardalote  pardalote  <  Gr. παρδαλωτος pardalōtos  spotted like a leopard  < παρδαλος pardalos  leopard (cf. "Παρδαλωτος, spotted like a panther. I think the original name was pardalonotusπαρδαλος, spotted, νωτον, back: a very applicable designation" (Ashmolean 1836)); "PARDALOTE, Pardalotus.  Pipra, Lath.  Bec très-court, un peu robuste, à base dilatée sur les bords, entier, conoïde, épais à la pointe; mandibule supérieure un peu arquée; l'inférieure convexe en dessous.   Esp. Pipra punctata, Lath." (Vieillot 1816); "Pardalotus Vieillot, 1816, Analyse, p. 31. Type, by monotypy, Pipra punctata Shaw and Nodder." (Salomonsen in Peters 1967, XII, 202).
Var. ParadalotusPardalotis, Pardolotus.
Synon. Dipardalotus, Nesopardalotus, Pardalotinus, Spizites.

pardalotus

Gr. παρδαλωτος pardalōtos  spotted like a leopard  < παρδαλος pardalos  leopard.
● ex “Grimpar Flambé” of Levaillant 1807 (Xiphorhynchus).