(syn. Penelope Ϯ not designated) Quan or Guan, said by Edwards 1743, to be a name for this bird in the West Indies; the bird, "from some one of the Sugar Islands in the West Indies, I have forgot which", is unidentifiable; "77. GOUAN. Gouan. {Point de cire; une caroncule sous la gorge; les plumes du dessus de la tête, très-roides, ou retournées vers le bec, ou relevées en huppe" (de Lacépède 1801).  Var. Guan, Guanus.

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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 17 December 2018).