(syn. Hydrornis Ϯ Eared Pitta H. phayrei) Genus Anthus Bechstein, 1805, pipit; Mod. L. cinclus thrush < Gr. κιγκλος kinklos small unidentified waterside bird; "ANTHOCINCLA, nobis, n. g. A very remarkable Thrush-like Myiotherine (?) form, with short tail and rounded wings; the tarse moderate or somewhat short, and the toes furnished with straight claws, especially that on the hind toe. Bill as in the coarser-billed OREOCINCLÆ, with no perceptible notch to the upper mandible. No rictal vibrissæ. Plumage devoid of bright colours. A. PHAYREI, nobis, n. s." (Blyth 1862); "Anthocincla Blyth, 1862, Journ. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, 31, p. 343. Type, by monotypy, Anthocincla Phayrei Blyth." (Mayr in Peters 1979, VIII, 311).