The Key to Scientific Names
(Turdidae; syn. Turdus † Olive Thrush T. olivaceus) L. Afer, Afra African < Africa Africa; Gr. κιχλη kikhlē thrush; "Turdus olivaceus and T. cabanisi cannot be associated with the preceding genus [Peliocichla], side by side with which they may occur, and may therefore be placed in a new genus under the name of AFROCICHLA, genotype T. olivaceus L." (A. Roberts 1922); "Afrocichla A. Roberts, 1922, Annals Transvaal Mus., VIII (4), p. 228. Type, by original designation, Turdus olivaceus Linnaeus, 1766." (JAJ 2020).