(syn. Linaria Ϯ Twite L. flavirostris) Gr. αγριος agrios  living in the fields, wild  < αγρος agros  field; σπιζα spiza  finch  < σπιζω spizō  to chirp; "Agriospiza nob. (Fr. flavirostris L)." (Sundevall 1872).

Search for more names on the Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology by James A. Jobling.
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 17 December 2018).