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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Thamnophilidae.


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  • Pyriglena (that which is fiery-eyed; Gk. pῠríglēnοs = fiery-eyed; a = fem. suffix signifying that which is) is the genetic epithet of a genus consisting of three species of antbirds (family Thamnophilidae) from Latin America.

    May 28, 2012