(syn. Rhipidura Ϯ Northern Fantail R. isura) Portmanteau of specific name Rhipidura setosa (= subsp. Rhipidura isura); "SETOSURA, gen. nov. Differs from Leucocirca Swainson in its broader, longer bill, though the wing is much shorter and the legs and feet are much weaker, the metatarsus especially being much shorter. Type, Rhipidura setosa melvillensis Mathews" (Mathews 1913).