(syn. Myiomela Ϯ Nilgiri Blue Robin M. major) "Sholicola genus novum  ... Type species: Phoenicura major Jerdon, 1841  ... Etymology: Sholicola, of masculine gender, is a combination of Shola (the local name for montane forests in the Western Ghats) and the suffix -cola (from the Latin verb "colere"), meaning "dweller"" (Robin et al. 2017).

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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 11 December 2018).