(syn. Dacelo Ϯ Laughing Kookaburra D. novaeguineae) Gr. αγρευτης agreutēs  hunter  < αγρεω agreō  to seize; "4. Agreutes B. (Dacello Leach.)" (Billberg 1828).

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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 23 January 2019).