(syn. Dasyornis Ϯ Rufous Bristlebird D. broadbenti) Prof. Sir Frederick McCoy (1823-1899) Irish geologist, founder of the National Mus., Melbourne; Gr. ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos bird; "MACCOYORNIS, gen. nov. Differs from Sphenura in its more powerful bill and stronger feet and legs and in the longer wing and tail. Type, Sphenura broadbenti McCoy" (Mathews 1912).