(syn. Pelecanus Ϯ Pink-backed Pelican P. rufescens) Gr. νεος neos  new; genus Pelecanus Linnaeus, 1758, pelican; "Finally, P. rufescens Gmelin differs from all the preceding in the possession of only twenty tail feathers and it may therefore be placed in a new genus bearing the name of NEOPELECANUS." (A. Roberts 1922) (see Metapelecanus).

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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 18 January 2019).