(syn. Elanoides Ϯ American Swallow-tailed Kite E. forficatus) Gr. ελασας elasas  unknown bird mentioned by Aristophanes; "Genus Elasas Heine [Elanoides (!) Vieill. 1818]" (Heine 1890).

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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 17 December 2018).