(syn. Phalaropus Ϯ Grey Phalarope P. fulicarius) Gr. αμβλυς amblus  blunt  < αμβλυνω amblunō  to blunt; ῥυγχος rhunkhos  bill; "Subgenus. - *AMBLYRHYNCHUS.  WITH the BILL slender and depressed, dilated and rounded at the extremity" (Nuttall 1834).

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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 11 December 2018).