(syn. Artamus Ϯ Black-faced Woodswallow A. cinereus melanops) L. australis southern < auster, austri south; genus Artamus Vieillot, 1816, woodswallow; "997. AUSTRARTAMUS, gen. nov. Differs from Artamus in its narrow and weaker bill, and weaker feet and much shorter wing; from Campbellornis in its shorter broader bill and shorter tail. Type, Artamus melanops Gould." (Mathews 1912).