(syn. Mycteria Ϯ Painted Stork M. leucocephala) Gr. διπλος diplos  double  < δυο duo  two; κερκος kerkos  tail; "The next form is a somewhat peculiar one. It has the upper tail-coverts disposed like the tail of a Drongo, the outermost feathers long, the median short, and these feathers being of a stiff texture, give it the appearance of having a double tail.  ...  (Diplura, or Diplocercus, Blyth.)    920. Ciconia leucocephala, GMELIN" (Jerdon 1864).

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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 www.hbw.com on 15 December 2018).