Hyloperdix

(syn. Arborophila Ϯ Common Hill Partridge A. torqueola) Gr. ὑλη hulē  woodland, forest; περδιξ perdix, περδικος perdikos  partridge; "Hyloperdix, pro Arboricola et Arborophila! Hdgs (torqueola Valenc., megapodius Temm.) et Tropicoperdice Blyth (javanica Lth): pedibus altis, digitis longis, rostro minore, dertro vix fornicato, naribus longitudinalibus, cauda parva.  -  Nomen: ὑλη, silva, ob vitam, in fruticetis" (Sundevall 1873).

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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 23 January 2019).