(Trochilidae; Ϯ Green-crowned Plovercrest S. lalandi) Gr. στεφανος stephanos  crown  < στεφανοω stephanoō  to crown; οξυς oxus, οξεια oxeia  pointed; "STEPHANOXIS, nom. nov.  Cephallepis Lodd., 1830. — Cephalolepis auct. (nom. praeocc.)" (Simon 1897); "Stephanoxis Simon, Cat. Trochil., 1897, p. 40. New name for Cephallepis Loddiges and Cephalolepis Cabanis and Heine, both preoccupied." (Peters 1945, V, 30).
Var. Stephanoxys.
Synon. Cephallepis, Cephalolepis.

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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 13 December 2018).