(syn. Lybius Ϯ Double-toothed Barbet L. bidentatus) L. melas, melanos  black  < Gr. μελας melas, μελανος melanos  black; genus Bucco Temminck, 1820, barbet; "2. MELANOBUCCO, gen. n.   Wants the dense tufts of bristles which conceals the chin-angle in Pogonorhynchus and Erythrobucco.  Differs from Tricholæma in wanting the hairy plumes on the breast.   Type M. bidentatus (Shaw)." (Shelley 1889).

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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 on 23 January 2019).