A. O. Hume, 1872, .
Until recently considered conspecific with N. scutulata (along with N. japonica and N. randi), but, although vocally similar to scutulata, it differs in its reduced white spot above bill (ns); plain dark brown uppersides and underparts (4); barred, not plain, undertail-coverts (2); unbarred undertail (2)#R. Monotypic.
Andaman Is. Previously thought to occur also in Nicobar Is, which given as type locality, but this believed erroneous#R.
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