(syn. Sericornis Ϯ Tasmanian Scrubwren S. humilis) Tasmania, Australia (named for the Dutch explorer Abel Tasman, who sighted the island in 1642); Gr. ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos  bird (see Neosericornis).

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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 19 January 2018).