Purpureipitta

(syn. Erythropitta Ϯ Graceful Pitta E. venusta) L. purpureus  purple-coloured  < purpura  purple  < Gr. πορφυρα porphura  purple; genus Pitta Vieillot, 1816, pitta; "§ Purpureipitta.   15. BRACHYURUS VENUSTUS.  Pitta venusta, Temm. Pl. Col. no. 500.  Brachyurus venustus, Elliot, Mon. Pitt. pl. xiv.  Purpureo-nigricans; stria postoculari utrinque protracta tectricumque alarum marginibus cæruleis; abdomine et crisso rubris" (Elliot 1870).

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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 22 January 2019).