GLAREOLA

(Glareolidae; Ϯ Collared Pratincole G. pratincola) Mod. L. glareola  little gravel (bird)  < dim. L. glarea  gravel; "Glareola. Genus 73.  ...  Genus Glareolæ   Le genre de la Perdrix-de-mer.  ...  **1. LA PERDRIX-DE-MER.  ...  GLAREOLA.  ...  On la trouve sur les bords de la mer, des rivieres & des étangs" (Brisson 1760): ex "Koppriegerle" of Gessner 1555, "Hirundo marina" of Aldrovandus 1599-1603, Jonston 1650-1653 and Charleton 1668, "Glareola" and "Sand-Vogel" of Schwenkfeld 1603, and "Pratincola" of Kramer 1756; "Glareola Brisson, Orn., 1760, 1, p. 48; 5, p. 141. Type, by tautonymy, Glareola Brisson = Hirundo pratincola Linné." (Peters 1934, II, 303).
Var. GlareoleaGlariola.   
Synon. Dromochelidon, Galachrysia, Pratincola, Subglareola, Trachelia.

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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 16 December 2018).