(syn. Chlamydera Ϯ Great Bowerbird C. nuchalis) John Porter Rogers (1873-1941) Australian ornithologist, gold prospector, collector; Gr. ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos  bird; "1,413. ROGERSORNIS, gen. nov.  Differs from Chlamydera in its stronger bill and stronger legs and feet, with longer wings and tail and proportionately longer first primary, while the third and fourth primaries are longest and subequal, in Chlamydera the third is longest.  Type, Ptilonorhynchus nuchalis Jardine and Selby." (Mathews 1912).

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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 16 December 2018).