(syn. Sericornis Ϯ Pale-billed Sericornis S. spilodera) Gr. αηθης aēthēs  unusual, strange  < negative prefix α- a- ; ηθος ēthos  custom, character; Mod. L. myias  flycatcher  < Gr. μυια muia, μυιας muias  fly; πιαζω piazō  to seize; "[Key] Second primary about equal to the secondaries; bill narrow, with numerous and strong bristles reaching for two thirds of the length of the bill   ... 34. AETHOMYIAS.  Entomophila (pt.), G. R. Gray.  Sericornis (pt.), Salvadori.  Range. Confined to New Guinea.  1. Aethomyias spilodera" (Sharpe 1879).

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 22 January 2018).