(syn. Aquila Ϯ Wahlberg's Eagle A. wahlbergi) L. Afer, Afra   African  < Africa  Africa; Gr. αετος aetos  eagle; "I note from a recent publication that the name of Micraetus which I applied to Wahlberg's Eagle is pre-occupied and I therefore rename the genus AFRAETUS" (A. Roberts 1924).

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 24 January 2019).