(syn. Ploceus Ϯ Strange Weaver P. alienus) Genus Sitagra Reichenbach, 1850, weaver; Gr. -οιδης -oidēs  resembling; "SITAGROIDES, gen. nov., genotype Sitagra aliena Sharpe; also includes subpersonata" (A. Roberts 1947) (Laurent Raty in litt.).

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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 10 December 2018).