(syn. Mirafra Ϯ Fawn-coloured Bush Lark M. africanoides) Gr. ανα ana  again; Mod. L. corys  lark  < Gr. κορυδος korudos  crested lark  < κορυς korus, κορυθος koruthos  helmet; "A smaller species, M. africanoides A. Smith has much the appearance of the last [Africorys africana]; but differs in its shorter bill and smaller size.  It is widely distributed like Africorys and may be placed in a subgenus under the name of ANACORYS." (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).