Canutus

(syn. Calidris Ϯ Red Knot C. canutus) Specific name Tringa Canutus Linnaeus, 1758; "LE CANUT.  ... CANUTUS.  ...Les Anglois, & sur-tout ceux qui habitent la Province de Lincoln, l'appellent KNOT.  ... Cet Oiseau s'engraisse aisément, & est très-bon à manger" (Brisson 1760); "Strandläufer.  Canutus, Briss. (Tringa Islandica, Linn.)" (C. Brehm 1831).

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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 www.hbw.com on 10 December 2018).