Ortygocichla

(syn. Megalurulus Ϯ Rusty Thicketbird M. rubiginosus) Gr. ορτυξ ortux, ορτυγος ortugos  quail; κιχκλη kikhlē  thrush; "ORTYGOCICHLA 1, gen. nov. ex fam. Timeliidarum.   Dasyornithi forsan affine, sed rostro compresso elongato, vibrissis rictus nullis, aut saltem vix conspicuis et frontis plumis exstantibus diversum; uropygium valde plumosum; alæ modicæ rotundatæ, rem. quarto et sequentibus ad nonum inter se fere æqualibus; pedes validiusculi, digitis amplis; cauda rectricibus xii, valde graduatis.   ORTYGOCICHLA RUBIGINOSA, sp. nov.   ...   "Lives on the ground, and runs with head projecting forwards like a Quail   ...   Native name Talbe-rara."[Kleinschmidt]   ...   ορτυξ, coturnix, et κιχλη, turdus." (P. Sclater 1881); "Ortygocichla P. L. Sclater, 1881, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, p. 452. Type, by monotypy, Ortygocichla rubiginosa P. L. Sclater." (Mayr in Peters 1986, XI, 47).

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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 www.hbw.com on 23 January 2019).