Ereunetes

(syn. Calidris Ϯ Semipalmated Sandpiper C. pusilla) Gr. ερευνητης ereunētēs  searcher, prober  < ερευναω ereunaō  to seek; "GENUS 112. EREUNETES (ερευνητης explorator) (Senkvogel Germ.)  Rostrum mediocre, tenue, molliusculum, teretiusculum, rectum, mandibulis aequalibus: apicibus subcochleariformibus, acuminatis, scabris.  Nares basales, in sulco laterali maxillae sitae, parvae.  Lingua . . . .  Facies plumata.  Pedes grallarii, longiusculi, debiliores, tetradactyli, bicolligati: palama interna dimidio breviore. Hallux phalangem digitorum aequans, tenuis, insistens. Ungues falculares. Tarsus digito medio paullo longior. Acropodia scutulata.   Species: Ereunetes petrificatus Nob. e Bahia Brasiliae, minor Actite Hypoleuco, coloribus similibus. Forte plures Tringae minores Europaeae congeneres sunt, at e descriptionibus quales exhiberi solent, id certo determinare non audeo." (Illiger 1811); "Ereunetes Illiger, Prodromus, 1811, p. 262. Type, by monotypy, Ereunetes petrificotus [sic] Illiger = Tringa pusilla Linné." (Peters 1934, II, 281).   Var. Ereunectes, Eurenetes.

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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 www.hbw.com on 11 December 2018).