(syn. Ficedula Ϯ Pygmy Blue Flycatcher F. hodgsoni) Mod. L. muscicapella  little flycatcher  < dim. genus Muscicapa Brisson 1760, flycatcher; "Size very small: wing under 51 mm, tail under 38 mm. Bill very narrow even at the base and slender. First primary about equal half of second. — Sexes very different. Nestling unknown, but probably spotted   ...   Muscicapella, gen. nov.  Nitidula JERDON & BLYTH, 1861. Proc. Zool. Soc. London, p. 201 (typus: Nemura hodgsoni MOORE; — non Nitidula FABR., 1775, Coleopt.)" (Bianchi 1907).

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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 20 January 2019).