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Nesillas typica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Superfamily: Sylvioidea
Family: Acrocephalidae
Genus: Nesillas
Oberholser, 1899

Nesillas is a genus of Old World warbler in the Acrocephalidae family. Established by Harry Church Oberholser in 1899, it contains the following species:[1]

The name Nesillas is created from the Greek words nēsos, meaning "island" (a reference to Madagascar) and illas, meaning "thrush".[2]


  1. ^ "ITIS Report: Nesillas". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 16 November 2014. 
  2. ^ Jobling, James A. (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Names. London, UK: Christopher Helm. p. 187. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.