(syn. Psilopogon Ϯ Coppersmith Barbet P. haemacephalus) Gr. ξανθος xanthos  yellow, golden-yellow; λαιμος laimos  throat; "11. MEGALÆMA, Gr.  ...  d. Xantholæma, Bp.  —  47. *philippensis, Br. (luteus, Less. var.)  —  48. rubrifrons, Merr.  —  49. rubricapillus, Merr.  —  50. flavigula, Bodd.  —  51. roseus, Cuv. (pullarius, Merr.)  —  52. rafflesius, Boie." (Bonaparte 1854); "Megalæma d Xantholæma Bonaparte, Ateneo Italiano, 2, 1854, p. 127. (Consp. Vol. Zygodact., p. 12.) Type, by subsequent designation, Bucco philippensis Gmelin. (G. R. Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 90." (Peters 1948, VI, 31).   Var. Xantholoema.

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 23 January 2019).