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Leucophrys

(syn. Plocepasser Ϯ White-browed Sparrow Weaver P. mahali) Gr. λευκοφρυς leukophrus, λευκοφρυος leukophruos  white-browed  < λευκος leukos  white; οφρυς ophrus, οφρυος ophruos  eyebrow; "Leucophrys, Sw.  Bill unequally conic; the sides not swollen; the tip entire. Nostrils naked, round  ...  L. pileatus. Part 5. No. 199" (Swainson 1837).

leucophrys

Gr. λευκοφρυς leukophrus, λευκοφρυος leukophruos  white-browed  < λευκος leukos  white; οφρυς ophrus, οφρυος ophruos  eyebrow.
● ex “Pato ceja blanca” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 442 (Callonetta).
● ex “Grivetin” of Levaillant 1802, pl. 118 (Cercotrichas).