(syn. Pitta Ϯ Western Hooded Pitta P. sordida cucullata) L. galerum  cap, bonnet  < galea  helmet; genus Pitta Vieillot, 1816, pitta; "[Key] E. Underparts green, crissum scarlet.  Galeripitta.   a. Sides of crown chestnut . . . 34. P. cucullata" (Elliot 1895).

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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 24 January 2019).