(syn. Garrulax Ϯ Rufous-necked Laughingthrush G. ruficollis) Gr. δρυς drus, δρυος druos  tree; ναστης nastēs  inhabitant  < ναιω naiō  to inhabit; "e". Nostrils hidden by plumes.  e'". Rictal bristles very strong; bill rather longer.  ...  k 4. Tail moderate, only slightly exceeding the wing in length; outstretched feet falling short of tail by not more than the length of the tarsus. . . . . .28. DRYONASTES, p. 454.   ...   28. DRYONASTES.  Garrulax, pt., auct. recent.   Range. Himalayas, extending to the hills of Assam, Burmah, and Tenasserim, and thence through China to Formosa and Hainan.   ...  1. Dryonastes ruficollis  ...  2. Dryonastes chinensis.  ...  3. Dryonastes nuchalis.  ...  4. Dryonastes strepitans.  ...  5. Dryonastes monachus.  ...  6. Dryonastes perspicillatus.  ...  7. Dryonastes sannio.  ...  8. Dryonastes pœcilorhynchus.  ...  9. Dryonastes berthemyi.  ...  10. Dryonastes cærulatus.  ...  11. Dryonastes subcærulatus." (Sharpe 1883); "Dryonastes Sharpe, 1883, Cat. Birds Brit. Mus., 7, p. [328,] 454. Type, by subsequent designation (Anonymous, 1883, Ibis, p. 573) Ianthocincla ruficollis Jardine and Selby." (Deignan in Peters 1964, X, 349).

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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 www.hbw.com on 19 January 2019).