(syn. Agamia Ϯ Agami Heron A. agami) Gr. δοριπονος doriponos  toiling with the spear, spear wielding  < δορυ doru, δορατος doratos  spear; πονος ponos  battle, toil; "Genus Doriponus Rchw.  [Agamia (!) Rchb. 1853]" (Reichenow 1890) (see Doryphorus).

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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 16 January 2019).