Anthracoceros

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Anthracoceros
Anthracoceros albirostris convexus1.jpg
Oriental pied hornbill
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Bucerotidae
Genus: Anthracoceros
L. Reichenbach, 1849
Species

Anthracoceros coronatus
Anthracoceros albirostris
Anthracoceros malayanus
Anthracoceros marchei
Anthracoceros montani

Anthracoceros is a genus of birds in the family Bucerotidae. Species included in the genus are:[1]

The name Anthracoceros is a combination of the Greek words anthrax, meaning "coal black" and kerōs, meaning "horn".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ITIS Report: Anthracoceros". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 26 January 2015. 
  2. ^ Jobling, James A. (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Names. London, UK: Christopher Helm. p. 49. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.