CLYTOCEYX

(Alcedinidae; Ϯ Shovel-billed Kingfisher C. rex) Gr. κλυτος klutos  splendid, noble  < κλεω kleō  to celebrate; genus Ceyx de Lacépède, 1799, kingfisher; "CLYTOCEYX, gen. nov.   Genus novum Daceloninarum, rostro quam cauda breviore, culmine lævi rotundato, rectricibus 12, commissura integra, naribus linearibus, tarso longiore quam halluce cum ungue mensurato, rostro magno obtuso, altitudine ad nares mensurata ejus latitudinem æquante insignissimum.   Typus est  Clytoceyx rex, sp. n." (Sharpe 1880).

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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 20 January 2019).