EUDOCIMUS

(Threskiornithidae; Ϯ Scarlet Ibis E. ruber) Gr. ευδοκιμος eudokimos  glorious  < ευ eu  fine, good; δοκιμος dokimos  excellent, esteemed  < δεχομαι dekhomai  to approve; "Eudocimus Wagl., Guara.  ...  Ptilosis unicolor, sine nitore aeneo, excluso apice obscuro remigum primariarum (avis hornotinae griseo-fusca)  ...  Species: 1. E. ruber (Ibis rubr. Wagl. l.c. sp. 4.) - 2. albus (Ib. alba W. l.c. sp. 5.) - 3. E. longirostris (Ib. longirostr. Wagl. Isis 1829. p. 760.)" (Wagler 1832).
Synon. Guara, Ibis, Leucibis, Paribis.

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Recommended citation
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 www.hbw.com on 19 January 2019).