(syn. Ploceus Ϯ Olive-headed Weaver P. olivaceiceps) Constantine Walter Benson (1909-1982) English colonial administrator, ornithologist, collector; Gr. ὑφαντης huphantēs  weaver  < ὑφαινω huphainō  to weave; "BENSONHYPHANTES, subgenus nov., genotype Symplectes oliveiceps [sic] * Reichenow, subgenus of Phormoplectes" (A. Roberts 1947) (Laurent Raty in litt.).

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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).