(Scotocercidae; Ϯ Brownish-flanked Bush Warbler H. fortipes) Gr. ορος oros, ορεος oreos  hill; ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos  bird; "The others have the tarse scutellate and rather longer, and the tail broad and fan-shaped, and not at all rigid or worn; these I style Horornis, though they hardly deserve subgeneric separation.   ...  Genus Horornis, mihi.  General structure of Tribura, but the rictus more or less armed; the tarse strongly scaled; the wings more gradated, having the fifth or sixth longest, and the tail broad, fan-shaped, and not worn or rigid. Inhabits the northern hills; manners unknown.  Types, fortipes and flaviventrisH. fortipes, mihi.   ...   H. flaviventris, mihi.   ...   H.? fuligiventer, mihi.— Aberrant; probably a Tribura.   ...   H.? fulviventris, mihi." (Hodgson 1845); "550. HORORNIS, Hodgs. 1844.  (Horornis flaviventris, Hodgs.)" (G. Gray 1855); "Horornis Hodgson, 1845, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, p. 31. Types H. fortipes and H. flaviventris; restricted to H. fortipes (Seebohm, 1881, Cat. Birds Brit. Mus., 5, p. 133)." (Watson in Peters 1986, XI, 8) (see Tribura).   
Synon. Antiornis, Drymochaera, Gladkovia, Herbivox, Homochlamys, Psamathia, Vitia.

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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).