(syn. Chelictinia Ϯ African Swallow-tailed Kite C. riocourii) Gr. κυψελος kupselos  swallow; πτερυξ pterux, πτερυγος pterugos  wing; "Genus Nauclerus, Vig.  a) Cypselopteryx, Kaup. (olim Chelidopteryx.)  1) N. Riocouri, Vig. col. 85.  Elanoides Riocouri, Vieill. Gal. d. Ois. t. 16.  Africa" (Kaup 1850).

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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 23 January 2019).