TROCHALOPTERON

(Leiothrichidae; Ϯ Scaly Laughingthrush T. subunicolor) Gr. τροχαλος trokhalos  round, bowed; πτερον pteron  wing; "In a list of specimens now on their way from Mr Hodgson, I find three species mentioned, by the names leucopophlus (Quære leucolophos), erythropterus, and subunicolor; this last, with setafer and others, constituting Mr Hodgson's division Trochalopteron, the propriety of adopting which name will depend on whether Mr Swainson's Crateropus Reinwardii be considered admissable into the group, in which case it must bear the appellation Crateropus" (Blyth 1843).
Var. Trochalopterum.
Synon. Montecincla, Pterocyclus, Strophocincla.

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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 www.hbw.com on 16 December 2018).