Doliornis

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Doliornis
DolyornisSclateriKeulemans.jpg
Bay-vented cotinga (Doliornis sclateri)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cotingidae
Genus: Doliornis
Taczanowski, 1874

Doliornis is a small genus of bird in the family Cotingidae. Established by Władysław Taczanowski in 1874, it contains two species:[1]

The name Deliornis is a combination of the Greek words dolios. meaning "crafty" or "wily" and ornis, meaning "bird".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ITIS Report: Doliornis". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Jobling, James A. (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Names. London, UK: Christopher Helm. p. 130. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.