Megathiza

(syn. Sericornis Ϯ Atherton Scrubwren S. keri) Gr. μεγας megas, μεγαλη megalē  great; genus Acanthiza Vigors & Horsfield, 1827, thornbill; "The species magnirostris is somewhat aberrant, the bill longer and the front of the tarsus obscurely scutellate; in the form I have named S. m. keri the tarsus is clearly scutellate. In order to keep this in view, I propose the subgeneric name Megathiza and name Sericornis magnirostris keri Mathews as type, as MEGATHIZA KERI" (Mathews 1922).

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Jobling, J. A. (2017). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2017). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 24 October 2017).