(syn. Colinus Ϯ Crested Bobwhite C. cristatus) Gr. ευψυχος eupsukhos stout, courageous < ευ eu ideal; ψυχη psukhē courage; ορτυξ ortux, ορτυγος ortugos quail; "For the third section I propose the name of EUPSYCHORTYX ... EUPSYCHORTYX CRISTATUS. Crested Partridge. ... It is one of the prettiest members of the genus, and is very sprightly and animated in all its actions" (Gould 1844) (OD per Björn Bergenholtz).