Sauromarptis

(syn. Dacelo Ϯ Rufous-bellied Kookaburra D. gaudichaud) Gr. σαυρος sauros  lizard; μαρπτις marptis  seizer  < μαρπτω marptō  to seize; "Gen. SAUROMARPTIS ***) Nob. — Echsenräuber.   Choucalcyon (!) Bp. 1854 (nec Less. **) 1831).   458.1. S. Gaudichaudi *) Nob.   Handb. I. p. 37. 90. t. 425. 3156. — Alcedo Gaudichaudi Quoy & Gaim. Voy. Uran. Zool. p. 112. t. 25.   ...   ***) Von σαυρος (Eidechse) und μαρπτις (Räuber, der gewaltsam ergreift)" (Cabanis & Heine 1860); "Sauromarptis Cabanis and Heine, Mus. Hein., Th. 2, 1860, p. 163. Type, by monotypy, Dacelo gaudichaud Quoy and Gaimard." (Peters 1945, V, 189).

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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 11 December 2018).