(syn. Pachycephala Ϯ White-breasted Whistler P. lanioides) Alister William Mathews (1907-1985) son of Australian ornithologist Gregory Mathews; Gr. ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos  bird; "705. ALISTERORNIS, gen. nov.  Differs from Pachycephala in its larger bill and in having the first and second primary longer than in that genus.  Type, Pachycephala lanioides buchanani Mathews" (Mathews 1912).

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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 11 December 2018).