Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology

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rufipenne / rufipennis

Mod. L. rufipennis  red-winged, red-feathered  < L. rufus  red, rufous;
-pennis  -winged  < penna  feather.
● ex “Roupenne” of Levaillant 1801, pll. 83-84  < French homophone roux  red; penne  large feather (syn. Onychognathus morio).


L. subrufus  reddish  < sub  somewhat; rufus  rufous; pennis  winged  < penna  feather.