(syn. Lophura Ϯ Salvadori's Pheasant L. inornata) Gr. χαλκος khalkos  copper, bronze; genus Acomus Reichenbach, 1852, pheasant (cf. κομη komē  hair); "Chalcocomus, gen. nov.  Type and only species. - Acomus inornatus Salvadori.  ... Coloration quite distinct; males entirely black with metallic purplish blue tips to the feathers of the upperparts and chest" (Riley 1934).

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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 on 10 December 2018).