Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology

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leucomelanura / leucomelanurus

Gr. λευκος leukos  white; μελας melas, μελανος melanos  black; -ουρος
-ouros  -tailed  < ουρα oura  tail.

melanurum / melanurus

Gr. μελανουρος melanouros  with a black tail  < μελας melas, μελανος melanos  black; -ουρος -ouros  -tailed  < ουρα oura  tail.
● ex “Mbatuitui zancúdo” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 393 (subsp. Himantopus himantopus).
● ex “Black-tailed Parrakeet” (= ♂) of Lear 1831 (syn. Polytelis anthopeplus).