Aithurus

(syn. Trochilus Ϯ Red-billed Streamertail T. polytmus) Gr. αειθουρος aeithouros  ever-warlike, always belligerent  < αει aei  always; θουρος thouros  impetuous  < θρωσκω thrōskō  to assault; "Gen. AÏTHURUS *) Nob. -   Phoetornis (!) Less. 1829 (nec Sws. 1827). Polythmus (!) Id. 1832 (nec Briss. 1760). Trochilus Gray 1840 & Gould 1849 (nec Lin. 1748).   112.1. A. polytmus Nob.   Trochilus polytmus Gm. S. N. p. 189. 4.  ...  *) Von αειθουρος (stets kampflustig)" (Cabanis & Heine 1860).  Var. Aiturus.

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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 www.hbw.com on 16 December 2018).