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Todirostrum cinereum.jpg
Common tody-flycatcher
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Genus: Todirostrum
Lesson, 1831

Todirostrum chrysocrotaphum
Todirostrum cinereum
Todirostrum maculatum
Todirostrum nigriceps
Todirostrum pictum
Todirostrum poliocephalum
Todirostrum viridanum
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Todirostrum is a bird genus in the New World flycatcher family Tyrannidae. Established by René Primevère Lesson in 1831, it includes the following species:[1]

The name Todirostrum is a combination of the genus name Todus (for the todies) and the Latin word rostrum, meaning "beak".[2]


  1. ^ "ITIS Report: Todirostrum". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2 January 2015. 
  2. ^ Jobling, James A. (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Names. London, UK: Christopher Helm. p. 387. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.