Rhynchochasme

(syn. Anastomus Ϯ Asian Openbill A. oscitans) Gr. ῥυγχος rhunkhos  bill; χασμα khasma, χασματος khasmatos  wide opening, chasm; "RHYNCHOCHASME.  Nobis.  Rostrum hians, mandibularum marginibus se non contingentibus serratis. Nares lineares. Pedes tridactyli.  Sub hoc nomine et charactere novum constitui posse genus mihi videtur, formante Ardea pondiceriana (Le Bec-ouvert. Buffon.) A. coromandeliana (Bec-ouvert des Indes. Sonner.) et A. scolopacea (Courlau [sic] ou Courliri. Buff.) Gmelini Syst. Nat. p. 646" (J. Hermann 1804).

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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 14 December 2018).