MIXORNIS

(Timaliidae; Ϯ Pin-striped Tit-babbler M. gularis rubicapilla) Gr. μιξις mixis  compound; ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos  bird; "*T[imalia]. chloris; Iora chloris, Hodgson, M.S.*: probably Motacilla rubicapilla, Tickell, J.A.S. II. 576, though the description there applies equally to this and the preceding nearly allied species.  ...  * Mr. Hodgson has since proposed the subdivisional name Mixornis for this bird, and the preceding species [T. gularis] ranks with it" (Blyth 1842); "Mixornis, Mihi (μιξις, compound]  ... Type M. chloris [Timalia and Iora chloris, XI, 794; closely allied to T. gularis, Horsfield]  ...  Shy and exclusively arboreal. Essentially linked to the two last [Erpornis, Stachyris] by its powerful bill and creeping feet, but leans towards Iora and Sylvian forms in the depression of the base of the bill" (Hodgson 1844).

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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 www.hbw.com on 13 December 2018).