tracheliotos / tracheliotus

Gr. τραχηλια trakhēlia  gristle and meat scraps of the neck  < τραχηλος trakhēlos  neck; ους ous, ωτος ōtos  ear.
● (Forster 1798) ex “Oricou” of Levaillant 1796-1797, pl. 9 (syn. Torgos tracheliotos).

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Recommended citation
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).