(syn. Locustella Ϯ Grasshopper Warbler L. naevia) Gr. myth. Parnopios, Averter of Locusts, a surname of Apollo in Bœotia, given because he drove away the locusts  < παρνοψ parnops, παρνοπος parnopos  locust; "PARNOPIA . . . . 160. locustella Penn. - C, S.  (39) certhiola Pall. - N-As., Heligoland, Mus. Gaetke, Helg." (Blasius 1862).

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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 on 10 December 2018).