(syn. Alcedo Ϯ Half-collared Kingfisher A. semitorquata) L. caeruleus  blue; Gr. ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos  bird; "Subgenus: Caeruleornis nov. subgen.  Typus: Alcedo semitorquata Swain." (Laubmann 1924).

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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 19 January 2019).