RHYTICEROS

(Bucerotidae; Ϯ Papuan Hornbill R. plicatus) Gr. ῥυτις rhutis, ῥυτιδος rhutidos  wrinkle; κερας keras, κερως kerōs  horn; Reichenbach's 1849, plate L, admirably shows the wrinkled corrugations on the low flat bill-casque of the Papuan Hornbill. "Rhyticeros Reichenbach, Av. Syst. Nat. [1849], pl. L. No species; generic details only. Species added, Bonaparte, Ateneo Italiano, 2, 1854, p. 312. Type, by subsequent designation, Buceros plicatus Latham i.e. Forster. (G. R. Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 84.)" (Peters 1945, V, 263-264).
Var. Rhitidoceros, Rhytidoceros.
Synon. Abuceros, Calao, Cassidix, Cranorrhinus.

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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).