(Muscicapidae; Ϯ White-tailed Blue Robin M. leucura) Gr. μυια muia, μυιας muias  fly; μελω melō  to take an interest in; "MYIOMELA Hodgs.*   ...   *Originally established in 1845, by Mr Hodgson, under the name of Muscisylvia (Proc. Zool. Soc. 1845); which word, having been previously employed, is changed to the above." (G. Gray 1846).
Synon. Muscisylvia, Notodela, Sholicola.

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Recommended citation
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 23 January 2019).