(syn. Rhipidura Ϯ Willie Wagtail R. leucophrys) Gr. σαυλοπρωκτος sauloprōktos  with swaying hindparts  < σαυλοπρωκτιαω sauloprōktiaō  to swagger  < σαυλος saulos  swaggering; πρωκτος prōktos  anus; "Gen. SAULOPROCTA nov. gen. *) Wedelschweif.  341.1. S. motacilloides Nob. - Rhipidura motacilloides Vig. Horsf. Trans. XV. p. 248.  ...  *)Von σαυλος, sierlich bewegend und πρωκτος, Steiss" (Cabanis 1853); "Sauloprocta Cabanis, Mus. Hein. vol. i. p. 57, (after Oct. 23rd) 1851. Type (by monotypy): Rhipidura motacilloides V. & H. = Turdus leucophrys Latham." (Mathews 1930).

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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 16 December 2018).