(syn. Coturnix Ϯ Stubble Quail C. pectoralis) “Mara, an aboriginal name ... (Mathews, MS)” (Richmond 1917) (cf. Aboriginal names Moorolum and Murroonga for quail); genus Turnix Bonnaterre, 1791, buttonquail; "MAROTURNIA, gen. nov.  Type, Coturnix pectoralis Gould." (Mathews 1914).

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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 16 January 2019).