(syn. Spilornis Ϯ Crested Serpent Eagle S. cheela) Gr. ὑπο hupo  somewhat; αετος aetos  eagle; "SPILORNIS, G. R. Gray (1840).  Hæmatornis b, Vigors (1831).  Falco, Daud.  Circaëtus, Jerd.  Hypaëtos? Geoffr.   S. bacha, (Daud.) G. R. Gray.  Levaill. Ois. d'Afr., pl. 15" (G. Gray 1841).   Var. Hypaetus.

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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 16 January 2019).