EURYSTOMUS

(Coraciidae; Ϯ Oriental Dollarbird E. orientalis) Gr. ευρυστομος eurustomos  wide-mouthed  < ευρυς eurus  wide; στομα stoma, στοματος stomatos  mouth; "101. ROLLE, Eurystomus.  Coracias, Linn. Gm. Lath.  Bec glabre et très-déprimé à la base, épais, convexe en dessus, courbé à la pointe. — Bouche très-ample. — Narines linéaires obliques.   Esp. Rolle des Indes, Buff.   ...   Eurystomus [ευρυστομος, latum os habens]." (Vieillot 1816); "Eurystomus Vieillot, Analyse, 1816, p. 37. Type, by monotypy, Rolle des Indes, Buffon = Coracias orientalis Linné." (Peters 1945, V, 244).
Var. Euristomus, Eurytomus.     
Synon. Colaris, Cornopio, Hirundolanius.

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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 16 December 2018).