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

Doliornis
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Bay-vented cotinga (Doliornis sclateri)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cotingidae
Genus: Doliornis
Taczanowski, 1874
Image Name Common name Distribution
Doliornis remseni Chestnut-bellied cotinga Colombia, Ecuador, and far northern Peru.
Doliornis sclateri Bay-vented cotinga Peru.

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

ReferencesEdit

  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.