(syn. Turdoides Ϯ Large Grey Babbler T. malcolmi) Maj.-Gen. Sir John Malcolm (1769-1833) British colonial administrator, diplomat, Gov. of Bombay 1826-1830 (cf. specific name Timalia malcolmi Sykes, 1832); "MALCOLMIA, nobis. Type, M. ALBIFRONS (v. Garrulus albifrons, Gray, Hardw. Ill. Ind. Zool., v. Timalia Malcolmi, Sykes). A second species would seem to exist in the Malurus squamiceps, Rüppell, of Egypt and Nubia; and a third probably in the M. acaciæ, Rüppell, of Arabia Petræa" (Blyth 1855).