(syn. Calidris Ϯ Sharp-tailed Sandpiper C. acuminata) Gr. λιμνη limnē marsh; κιγκλος kinklos small waterside bird; "Genus LIMNOCINCLUS, Gould. The two species of this genus range over many degrees of latitude, the Limnocinclus pectoralis of America being one of them, the following species the other. They, or at least the Australian bird, inhabit marshy districts and the borders of rivers; and run about among the grass and herbage much after the manner of the true Snipes ... LIMNOCINCLUS ACUMINATUS. MARSH TRINGA." (Gould 1865).