ANDROPHOBUS

(Psophodidae; Ϯ Papuan Whipbird A. viridis) Gr. ανηρ anēr, ανδρος andros  man; φοβος phobos  fear  < φεβομαι phebomai  to flee; "Androphobus Hartert & Paludan (genus novum).  Typus und einzig bekannte Art: Androphilus viridis Rothschild & Hartert. Die neue Gattung steht Androphilus Sharpe ziemlich nahe" (Hartert & Paludan 1934); coined to reflect the supposed kinship of the shy Papuan Whipbird with the genus Androphilus Sharpe, 1888, bush warbler.  

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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 www.hbw.com on 18 December 2018).