(syn. Buceros Ϯ Southern Rufous Hornbill B. mindanensis semigaleatus) Gr. πλατυς platus  broad; κοραξ korax, κορακος korakos  raven  < κρωζω krōzō  to croak; "Hydrocorax Brisson, proves to be composite  ...  Buceros semigaleatus Tweeddale  ...  is clearly not congeneric, and should form the type of a separate monotypic genus which we here call: Platycorax, 2 gen. nov.  Diagnosis.—Similar to Hydrocorax Brisson, but casque entirely different   ...   Type.—Buceros semigaleatus Tweeddale.  ...  2 πλατυς, latus; κοραξ, corvus." (Oberholser 1919) (see hydrocorax).

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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 on 11 December 2018).