(syn. Setophaga Ϯ Myrtle Warbler S. coronata) Gr. δενδρον dendron  tree; οικος oikos  dwelling  < οικεω oikeō  to inhabit; "Sylvicola, erase the date, and alter the generic name to DENDROICA, G. R. Gray (1842); the type would be D. coronata (L.), G. R. Gray, &c.   Parula must give place to SYLVICOLA, Swains. (1827); and the type altered to S. americana (L.), Swains." (G. R. Gray 1842).  Var. Dendroeca, Dendraeca, Dendroecetes, Dominica.

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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 23 January 2019).