(syn. Anastomus Ϯ African Openbill A. lamelligerus) Mod. L. hiator, hiatoris  open-bill, open-mouth  < L. hiatus  opening, gap  < hiare  to open; "4. *Hiator (Hians Cuv.) lamelligerus (Anastom. - Temm.) R.  "Anastomus" t. XVI. caput, ala, cauda, pes, unguis medius. - Ic. Av. t. 167. ic. 538" (Reichenbach 1852).

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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).