(syn. Agamia Ϯ Agami Heron A. agami) Med. L. doryphorus  spearman  < Gr. δορυφορος doruphoros  spearman, spear-carrying  < δορυ doru,  δορατος doratos  spear; -φορος -phoros  -carrying  < φερω pherō  to carry; "SUBGEN. DORYPHORUS.  Agamia *7) (1852-53) Reichenb. Av. Syst. Nat. p. XVI (Typ. Ardea Agami L.)  Doryphorus (1877) Reichenow n. subgen.  Typus: Ardea agami Gm.  ...  *7) Ist als barbarisch zu verwerfen" (Reichenow 1877) (see Doriponus).

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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 20 January 2019).