Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology

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mystacea / mystaceus

Mod. L. mystaceus  moustached  < Gr. μυσταξ mustax, μυστακος mustakos  moustache  < μασταξ mastax, μαστακος mastakos  mouth, jaws  < μασαομαι masaomi  to chew.
● ex “Bigotillo” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 173 (Platyrinchus).
● ex “Pic à Doubles Moustaches” of Levaillant 1808, pl. 251 (syn. Thripias namaquus).
● ex “Piegrièche Rouge à Plastron Blanc” of Levaillant 1800, pl. 65 (artefact).
● ex “Drongo à Moustache” of Levaillant 1805, pl. 169 (artefact).
● ex “Drongo à Moustache” of Levaillant 1805, pl. 169, and “Whiskered Shrike” of Latham 1822 (artefact).