EOLOPHUS

(Cacatuidae; Ϯ Galah E. roseicapillus) Gr. εως eōs or ηως ēōs  dawn; λοφος lophos  crest; "Subfam. X. PLYCTOLOPHINÆ.   61. EOLOPHUS, Bp.  —  253. Roseus, Vieill." (Bonaparte 1854); "Eolophus Bonaparte, Rev. et Mag. Zool. (2), 6, 1854, p. 155. Type, by monotypy, Cacatua rosea Vieillot = Cacatua roseicapilla Vieillot." (Peters 1937, III, 179). The pink-crested Galah is a familiar cockatoo of Australia, whose name has entered the slang dictionary as a term for a noisy fool.
Synon. Cackatto.

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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 12 December 2018).