leucurum / leucurus

Gr. λευκουρος leukouros  white-tailed  < λευκος leukos  white; -ουρος -ouros  -tailed  < ουρα oura  tail.
● ex “Aguila coliblanca” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 10 (Buteo).
● ex “Alcon blanco” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 36 (Elanus).
● ex “Comaltecatl” of Hernandez 1651 (syn. Himantopus mexicanus).
ex “Mellivora cauda alba” of Edwards 1751, and “Polytmus surinamensis” of Brisson 1760 (subsp. Threnetes niger).

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Recommended citation
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).