Pelagodyptes

(syn. Pelecanoides Ϯ South Georgia Diving-petrel P. georgicus) Gr. πελαγος pelagos  sea; δυπτης duptēs  diver, plunger  < δυπτω duptō  to dive;
"[Key] Pelagodyptes, 2 new subgenus  ...  2 πελαγος, the open sea + δυπτης, a diver.  ...  Subgenus PELAGODYPTES Murphy and Harper  ...  TYPE LOCALITY.— Cumberland Bay, South Georgia" (Murphy & Harper 1921) (see Porthmornis); "Pelagodyptes (subgen.) Murphy and Harper, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 44, 1921, p. 502, f. 2, c., p. 503 (in key), p. 519. Type, by monotypy, Pelecanoides georgicus Murphy and Harper." (Peters 1931, 1, 75).

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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 15 December 2018).