(syn. Clanga Ϯ Greater Spotted Eagle C. clanga) Genus Aquila Brisson, 1760, eagle; Gr. -οιδης -oidēs resembling; "Aquiloides, gen. nov. Type species. - Aquila clanga Pallas, 1811. ... The name Aquiloides is derived from the Latin aquila, meaning eagle, and the Greek ειδος, meaning form or likeness, in deference to these birds' Aquila-like appearance and behaviour. Following on from Aquila and in accordance with Art. 188.8.131.52 of the Code (ICZN 1999), the gender of the new name is designated to be feminine" (Wells & Inskipp 2012).