(syn. Charadrius Ϯ Ringed Plover C. hiaticula) Late Med. L. hiaticula  plover  < L. hiatus  cleft  < hiare  to open; -cola  dweller  < colere  to inhabit  < Gr. χαραδριος kharadrios  bird of rocky gullies (cf. specific name Charadrius hiaticula Linnaeus, 1758); "Sluiper. Hiaticula.  ...  91. SLUIPER, ZEE-LEEURIK, in 't Latyn Hiaticula" (Moehring 1758); "HIATICULA, Mœhr.  Charadrius, L.  Pluvialis, Briss.  Ægialites a, Boie.   H. annulata, n., Pl. enl. 920.  Ch. Hiaticula, L.  ...  a Employed in Botany [Aegialitis R. Brown, 1810, mangrove]" (G. Gray 1840); "Hiaticula "Moehr." G. R. Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 65. Type, by original designation, Hiaticula annulosa G. R. Gray = Charadrius hiaticula Linné." (Peters 1934, II, 245).

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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 www.hbw.com on 22 January 2019).