(syn. Edolisoma Ϯ Obi Cicadabird E. obiense) Portmanteau of genera Graucalus Cuvier, 1816, cuckooshrike, and Edolisoma Jacquinot & Pucheran, 1853, cicadabird (cf. Gr. σωμα sōma, σωματος sōmatos  body); "Graucasoma, gen. nov., differs from Edolisoma in having the female of a distinctly reddish colour and in being less robust in formation of bill and feet.  Type, Edolisoma obiense Salvadori." (Mathews 1925).   Var. Graucosoma.

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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).