(syn. Cercotrichas Ϯ Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin C. galactotes) Gr. αγρος agros field; βατης batēs walker < βατεω bateō to tread < βαινω bainō to walk; "AGROBATES, Sw. Bill thrush-like; the sides much compressed; the tip bent and entire; gape smooth. Wings and tail as in Philomela. Feet very strong. Tarsus lengthened. Toes short; the inner shorter than the outer. Claws slender. South of Europe, Africa. A. galactotes. Tem. Pl. Col. 251. f. 1." (Swainson 1837). Var. Acrobates, Abrobates.