(syn. Turdus Ϯ Olive Thrush T. olivaceus) L. Afer, Afra  African  < Africa  Africa; Gr. κιχλη kikhlē  thrush; "Turdus olivaceus and T. cabanisi cannot be associated with the preceding genus [Peliocichla], side by side with which they may occur, and may therefore be placed in a new genus under the name of AFROCICHLA, genotype T. olivaceus L." (A. Roberts 1922).

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 19 January 2019).