(syn. Perdicula Ϯ Painted Bush Quail P. erythrorhyncha) Gr. κρυπτος kruptos  hidden; πληκτρον plēktron  cock’s spur; "γ). Cryptoplectron *.  Oberkieferfirste wenig gebogen, Läufe unbewehrt.  Cot. erythrorhyncha, C. Novae-Zelandiae?" (Streubel 1842); "Cryptoplectron Streubel, in Ersch and Gruber, Allg. Encycl., sect. 3, 16, 1842, p. 291. Type, by monotypy, Coturnix erythrorhyncha Sykes." (Peters 1934, II, 97).

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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 on 18 January 2019).