(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).

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 12 December 2018).