(syn. Turnix Ϯ Painted Buttonquail T. varius) Marian Cecile Mathews née White (1865-1938) wife of Australian ornithologist Gregory M. Mathews; Gr. ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos  bird; "MARIANORNIS, gen. nov.  Type Perdix varia Latham." (Mathews 1917).

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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 on 19 January 2019).