(?syn. Pelecanoides) No expl. (Rafinesque 1815, Analyse, 72, where placed in Mesopodia, sub-family Petrelia, between Diomedea and Pelecanoides). L. onocrotalus  pelican  < Gr. ονοκροταλος onokrotalos  pelican.

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 13 December 2018).