SCHOENICOLA

(Locustellidae; Ϯ Broad-tailed Grassbird S. platyurus) L. schoenus  rush, reed  < Gr. σχοινος skhoinos  reed, rush; -cola  dweller  < colere  to dwell; "Following the Sphenura should rank Mr. Jerdon's Timalia platyura, for which I have suggested to him the generic name Schœnicola; but I have not a specimen now by me wherefrom to draw up its particular characters" (Blyth 1844).
Var. Schaenicola.
Synon. Catriscus.

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Recommended citation
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 www.hbw.com on 11 December 2018).