(syn. Ciconia Ϯ Maguari Stork C. maguari) Gr. ευ eu  truly; ξενος xenos  strange; ουρα oura  tail; "EUXENURA, Ridgway.  ... (Type, Ardea maguari, Gmel.)  ... differing from that genus [Ciconia] in the form of the tail, which is short and deeply forked, with very rigid feathers; the longer lower coverts similar to ordinary rectrices in form and development, having their upper surface convex, the shafts stiff, and the webs firm, thus presenting the appearance of a second tail!" (Ridgway 1878).

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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 19 December 2018).