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PYCNOPYGIUS

(Meliphagidae; Ϯ Streak-headed Honeyeater P. stictocephalus) Gr. πυκνος puknos  thick, dense; -πυγιος -pugios  -rumped  < πυγη pugē  rump; "51. Pycnopygius (1) stictocephalus (Salvad.), Ann. Mus. Civ. Gen. IX, p. 34 (1876).  Hab. in Papuasia -- Nova Guinea  ...  (1) Pycnopygius, Salvad. nov. gen. -- Habitus specierum generis Pycnonoti; rostro breviusculo, culmine incurvato, alis mediocribus, cauda mediocri, aequali; pedibus parvis; ptilosi laxa, copiosa" (Salvadori 1880).

pycnopygius

Gr. πυκνος puknos  thick, dense; -πυγιος -pugios  -rumped  < πυγη pugē  rump.