HARPYOPSIS

(Accipitridae; Ϯ Papuan Eagle H. novaeguineae) Genus Harpia Vieillot, 1816, harpy eagle; Gr. οψις opsis  appearance; "Gen. nov. Harpyopsis, mihi.  Genus novum ex subfamilia Accipitrinarum, rostro robustissimo, valde alto et adunco; naribus oblongis, verticalibus; loris et regione circumoculari fere nudis, rare pilosis; alis brevissimis, valde rotundatis, remigibus primariis paulo longioribus quam secundariis; cauda longissima, rotundata; tarsis mediocribus, robustis, scutis latis transversis antice et postice obtectis, tertio superiore antice plumosis; digitis mediocribus, externo paulo longiore quam interno, medio longiusculo, unguibus permagnis, validissimis, inferne sulcatis; plumis cervicis copiosis, longiusculis, latis, apice rotundatis.   Harpyopsis novae guineae, mihi.   ...  Il nuovo genere Harpyopsis è affine al genere Thrasaetus dell' America meridionale" (Salvadori 1875); "Harpyopsis Salvadori, Ann. Mus. Civ. Genova, 7, 1875, p. 682. Type, by monotypy, Harpyopsis novaeguineae Salvadori." (Peters 1931, 1, 247). The Papuan Eagle was formerly known as the New Guinea Harpy Eagle.
Var. Harpyornis (Gr. ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos  bird).

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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).