(syn. Enicurus Ϯ White-crowned Forktail E. leschenaulti) Gr. αλλοκοτος allokotos  unusual, strange  < αλλος allos  another; κοτος kotos  disposition; ουρα oura  tail; "Allocoturus mihi, Enicurus TEMM. (Henicurus.)  ...Cauda elongata, forficata, aut mediocris, profunde emarginata.  Sp. Allocoturus coronatus, Enic. cor. TEMM., Turdus Leschenaultii VIEILL. Gal. Pl. 145, TEMM. Pl. col. 113" (Van der Hoeven 1856).

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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 21 January 2019).