CARPOCOCCYX

(Cuculidae; Ϯ Bornean Ground Cuckoo C. radiceus) Gr. καρπος karpos  fruit; κοκκυξ kokkux, κοκκυγος kokkugos  cuckoo; "*CARPOCOCCYX, n.  Calobatesa, Temm.  C. radiceus, (Temm.) n., Pl. col. 538.   ...   a Similar to a name used in Entomology." (G. R. Gray 1840). The birds in this genus were formerly known as ‘fruit cuckoos’, but feed mainly on beetles and other insects.
Synon. Calobates.

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Recommended citation
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 19 December 2018).