(syn. Myzomela Ϯ Dusky Myzomela M. obscura) Anagram of genus Myzomela Vigors & Horsfield, 1827, myzomela; "MELOMYZA, gen. nov.  Differs from Cissomela in having the 2nd primary much shorter than the 3rd.  Type, Myzomela obscura Gould" (Mathews 1913).

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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).