Plyctolophus

(syn. Cacatua Ϯ Salmon-crested Cockatoo C. moluccensis) Gr. πτυκτος ptuktos  folded  < πτυσσω ptussō  to fold (cf. Gr. πλεκω plekō  to plait, to twist; L. plicatus  folded); λοφος lophos crest; "KAKATOÈS, Plyctolophus.  Psittacus, Linn. Gm. Lath.  Mandibule supérieure dilatée sur les bords, quelquefois dentée vers le milieu; l'inférieure entière, ou crénelée transversalement sur la pointe. - Tête garnie d'une huppe mobile. - Joues nues ou emplumées. - Pennes secondaires souvent longues. - Rectrices égales.  2 sections.  Esp. Kakatoès noir, - à huppe rouge, Buff.  ... Plyctolophus [πλυκτος, plicatilis, λοφος, crista]" (Vieillot 1816); "Subgen. PLYCTOLOPHUS, Vieill. b  ... b From πτυκτος (?) folded, λοφος, crest; - should be spelt Ptyctolophus" (Duncan 1836) (Jan van der Brugge in litt.); “The generic name Plyctolophus, which, according to Sundevall, is not Greek, was abandoned by Vieillot himself” (Salvadori 1891) (see Camptolophus).   Var. Pluctolophus, Plyctolophys, Plictolophus, Plictolofus.

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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 www.hbw.com on 23 January 2019).