(syn. Cephalopterus Ϯ Ornate Umbrellabird C. ornatus) L. altus  high, great  < alere  to nourish; -ceps  -headed  < caput, capitis  head; "Cephaloptera (Duméril; C. Olfersii, Müll. Plagiostom. Isis 1835. 352. Roche) bl. - Cephalopterus (Geoffroy St. H., Vogel): Alticeps, Nob." (Gistel 1848).

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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).