(syn. Tinamus Ϯ Great Tinamou T. major) Gr. κρυπτος kruptos  hidden; ουρα oura  tail; "GENUS 82. CRYPTURUS (κρυπτειν occultare  ουρη cauda) Tinamus Latham. Tinamou La Cépède  (Steißvogel Germ.  Tinamou Gall.  Tinamou Angl)  ... Cauda aut brevissima, aut nulla  ...  Species: Tribus 1.  ... Tetrao cinereus Lin Gmel.  Tribus 2.  ... Tetrao major Lin Gmel." (Illiger 1811). 

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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).