(syn. Turdoides Ϯ Arrow-marked Babbler T. jardineii) Gr. ισχυρος iskhuros  strong; πους pous, ποδος podos foot. Reichenbach's 1850, plate LV, labelled Turdinae: Timalinae, shows the robust scutellated legs and feet of these babblers; "Ischyropodus Reichenbach, 1850, Av. Syst. Nat., pl. 55. No species; generic details only. Type, by subsequent designation (G. R. Gray, 1855, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Birds, p. 44.), Cratopus jardineii A. Smith." (Deignan in Peters 1964, X, 331-332).

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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).