(Troglodytidae; Ϯ Rufous-and-white Wren T. rufalbus) Gr. θρυον thruon  reed; φιλος philos  lover; "Thryophilus, BAIRD.  (Type Thryothorus rufalbus.)" (Baird 1864). This name reflects the relationship with Thryothorus, rather than a preferred habitat.

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 21 January 2019).