(syn. Aquila Ϯ Wedge-tailed Eagle A. audax) Gr. ουρα oura  tail (i.e. long-tailed, and so intended in many uro- combinations); αετος aetos  eagle; "IV. Familie. Adler, Aquilae  ...  5. Untergeschlecht. Bussardfalkenadler, Uroaëtus, Kaup.  Der Typus ist fucosa; durch Schnabel und Schwanzbildung zu charakterisiren." (Kaup 1844); "Uroaëtus Kaup, Classif. Säugeth. u. Vög, 1844, p. 121. Type, by original designation, fucosa = Aquila fucosa Temminck? = Vultur audax Latham." (Peters 1931, I, 256).   Var. Uroaetos, Uraetus.

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Jobling, J. A. (2020). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2020). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 19 February 2020).