Ramphotrigon

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Ramphotrigon
Ramphotrigon fuscicauda.jpg
Ramphotrigon fuscicauda
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Genus: Ramphotrigon
G.R. Gray, 1855
Species

3, see text.

Synonyms

Rhamphotrygon Sundevall, 1872
(unjustified emendation)

Ramphotrigon is a genus of tyrant flycatchers in the family Tyrannidae. Established in 1872 by George Robert Gray, it contains three species:[1]

The name Ramphotrigon is a combination of the Greek words rhamphos, meaning "bill" and trigonōn, meaning "triangle".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ITIS Report: Ramphotrigon". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 17 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Jobling, James A. (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Names. London, UK: Christopher Helm. p. 331. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.