(syn. Psilopogon Ϯ Blue-throated Barbet P. asiaticus) Gr. κυανος kuanos  dark-blue; ωψ ōps, ωπος ōpos  face, countenance; "11. MEGALÆMA, Gr.  ...  c  Cyanops, Bp.  —  45. asiaticus, Lath.  —  46. flavifrons, Cuv." (Bonaparte 1854); "Megalæma c Cyanops Bonaparte, Ateneo Italiano, 2, 1854, p. 127. (Consp. Vol. Zygodact., p. 12.) Type, by subsequent designation, Bucco asiaticus Latham (G. R. Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 90.)" (Peters 1948, VI, 31).

Search for more names on the Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology by James A. Jobling.
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 on 15 December 2018).