HOPLOXYPTERUS

(Charadriidae; Ϯ Pied Lapwing H. cayanus) Gr. ὁπλον hoplon  weapon; οξυς oxus  sharp; -πτερος -pteros  -winged  < πτερον pteron   wing; "Ch. capite collo postico fasciaque pectoris nigris, fascia occipitis annulari collo antice abdomine basique caudæ albis, alulis spinosis.  Le Pluvier armé de Cayenne, Buf. viii. p. 102. - Pl. Enl. 833.  Spur-winged Plover, Lath. Syn. v. p. 215. 20. B" (Latham 1790); "31. Hoploxypterus, Bp.    82. cayanus, Lath. (stolatus, Wagl.)" (Bonaparte 1856); "Hoploxypterus Bonaparte, Compt. Rend. Acad. Sci. Paris, 43, 1856, p. 418. Type, by monotypy, Charadrius cayanus Latham." (Peters 1934, II, 241).

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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 13 December 2018).