(syn. Rhipidura Ϯ Rufous Fantail R. rufifrons) Frank Ernest Howe (1878-1955) Australian tailor, oologist, field ornithologist; L. avis  bird; "724. HOWEAVIS, gen. nov.  Differs from Rhipidura in its much longer stouter bill and stouter feet with a proportionately longer first primary.  Type, Muscicapa rufifrons Latham" (Mathews 1912).

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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 19 January 2019).