(syn. Gerygone Ϯ White-tailed Gerygone G. fusca) Francis Erasmus Wilson (b. 1888) Australian analytical chemist, collector, entomologist, ornithologist; L. avis  bird; "666. WILSONAVIS, gen. nov.  Differs from Pseudogerygone in its very short slender bill and very short weak feet.  Type, Psilopus fusca Gould" (Mathews 1912).

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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 17 December 2018).