Paictes

(syn. Philepitta Ϯ Velvet Asity P. castanea) Gr. παικτης paiktēs  dancer, player  < παιζω paizō  to play; "Païctinæ  ...  Forma singularis, insulæ Madagascar propria.  Païctes nob. pro Philepitta! Is. Geoffr. Mag. d. Z. 1839; Brissonia! Hartl. (P. sericea); Des Murs, Ic. 32, Bp. Csp. 422; Ph. jala Schlegel Z. Pr. 1866, 422, ex Turdo nigerr. Gm., Saui jala Lth. n:o 105 (Briss.; Pl. Enl. 539) sed dubie.  -  Nomen: παικτης, lusor, saltator" (Sundevall 1872).

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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 19 January 2019).