(Pellorneidae; Ϯ White-chested Babbler T. rostratum) Gr. θριξ thrix, τριχος trikhos  hair; στομα stoma, στοματος stomatos  mouth; “Trichastoma, Nobis; n.g.   Also nearly allied to Timalia, but having a moderately stout Warbler's bill, and very long slender setæ at the gape, affording a ready distinguishing character.    *Tr. rostratum, Nobis.   ...   *2. Tr. affine, Nobis.  So like the other in plumage as to cause some doubt, on a first view, whether it be specifically distinct; but the much smaller size, and different colour, of the legs and feet, and also the much shorter bill, have decided me to adopt the present course with it.” (Blyth 1842); "Trichastoma Blyth, 1842, Journ. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, 11, p. 795. Type, by subsequent designation (G. R. Gray, 1855, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Birds, p. 41), Trichastoma rostratum Blyth. Not preoccupied by Trichostoma Pictet, 1834, Trichoptera." (Deignan in Peters 1964, X, 247).   
Var. Trichostoma.   
Synon. Aethostoma, Erythrocichla.

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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).