BUTORIDES

(Ardeidae; Ϯ Green-backed Heron B. striata javanica) Genus Butor Swainson, 1827, bittern; Gr. -οιδης -oidēs  resembling; "Subgenus BUTORIDES, Blyth.  1644. B. JAVANICA.  SYN. Ardea javanica, Horsfield.  Kancha Bagla, H[indi].; Kuno Bag, B[engali].; Puchong, Malay; Upi upian, Jav." (Blyth 1852); "Butorides Blyth, Cat. Bds. Mus. As. Soc. 1849, (1852), p. 281. Type, by monotypy, Ardea javanica Horsfield." (Peters 1931, 1, 102).
Var. Butoroides.
Synon. Ocniscus, Toburides.

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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 www.hbw.com on 21 January 2019).