(syn. Aviceda Ϯ Jerdon's Baza A. jerdoni) Gr. λοφος lophos crest; genus Astur de Lacépède, 1801, goshawk; "Lophastur *, Nobis, n. g? Allied to Pernis, but wanting the peculiar character of that genus, the loral feathers resembling those of most other Falconidæ ... Rest as in Pernis, and the medial occipital feathers elongated, as in P. cristatus, Cuv. ... *This may possibly be the genus Buteopernis adverted to by Mr. Jameson, in Calc. Journ. Nat. Hist., No. III. page 320" (Blyth 1842).