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POECILOTRICCUS

(Tyrannidae; Ϯ Rufous-crowned Tody Tyrant P. ruficeps) Gr. ποικιλος poikilos  variegated; τρικκος trikkos  unidentified small bird. In ornithology triccus signifies tyrant flycatcher; "79. Poecilotriccus*) lenzi sp. nov.   ...   P. P. rufigeni ex Ecuad. occ. maxime affinis, sed pileo capitisque lateribus clarius rufo-castaneis, pileo rufo magis ad nucham protenso, gula solum in medio linea transversa rufescente ornata (neque gula superiore tota nisi mento-rufo-castanea), abdomine clarius flavo, tectricibus alarum superioribus anterioribus apicibus rufescentibus, rectricibus externis apice extus late flavescente marginatis necnon alis longioribus distinguendus.   ...   *) Poecilotriccus nov. gen. Berlepsch von ποικιλος (bunt) und triccus (nom. propr.) (rostro gracili inter genera Todirostrum et Euscarthmus intermedium)." (von Berlepsch 1884); "Poecilotriccus Berlepsch, 1884, Journ. f. Ornith., 32, p. 298. Type, by monotypy, "Poecilotriccus lenzi sp. nov." = Todirostrum lenzi Berlepsch = Todirhamphus ruficeps Kaup." (Traylor in Peters 1979, VIII, 76).