(syn. Lophura Ϯ Crestless Fireback L. erythrophthalma) Gr. ακομος akomos  without hair (i.e. crestless)  < negative prefix α- a- ; κομη komē  hair; "4. a. *Acomus Rchb. purpureus (Phasian. - Hardw., Gr.) R.  Ic. Av. t. 359. ic. 2007-10" (Reichenbach 1852).

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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 on 14 December 2018).