(syn. Tanygnathus Ϯ Great-billed Parrot T. megalorhynchus) Gr. ερυθρος eruthros  red; στομα stoma, στοματος stomatos  mouth; "Upper mandible very distinctly toothed; lower mandible longer than it is high. Tail short, even or rounded.  ERYTHROSTOMUS, Sw.  Tail rather lengthened, graduated or rounded; the feathers broad. Wings moderate, resembling those of the next genus [Chrysotis]; but the tertials are not longer than the secondaries.  Asia, America.   macrorynchus. Le Vaill. pl. 85.  cyanogaster. Part 5. No. 180" (Swainson 1837).

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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 on 11 December 2018).