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Acanthagenys

TranslingualEdit

Acanthagenys rufogularis
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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἄκᾰνθᾰ (ákantha, thorn, spine) +‎ γένῠς (génus, jaw, mouth), perhaps a reference to the honeyeater's spiny cheeks.

Proper nounEdit

Acanthagenys f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Meliphagidae — the spiny-cheeked honeyeater.

HyponymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2006, Gill, F. and Wright, M., Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276: