(syn. Setophaga Ϯ Northern Parula S. americana) Dim. < genus Parus Linnaeus, 1758, tit (cf. L. parrula  small bird, otherwise unidentified but associated with a tit Parus or a lark Alauda by subsequent authors  < dim. parrus  bird of divination variously identified); "h. SYLVICOLINÆ.  Gen. 99. PARULA, Nob.  98. PARULA AMERICANA, Nob. (Parus Americanus, L.)  Aud. pl. 15.  Central and southern parts." (Bonaparte 1838).

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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 19 January 2019).