(syn. Crypturellus Ϯ Tataupa Tinamou C. tataupa) Gr. μικρος mikros  little; genus Crypturus Illiger, 1811, tinamou; "I propose a new name — Microcrypturus — for the genus Crypturellus Brabourne & Chubb, Ann. & Mag. Nat. Hist. (ser. 8) xiv. Oct. 1914, p. 322, which is, unfortunately, preoccupied." (Chubb 1917); "Microcrypturus Chubb, Bull. Brit. Orn. Cl., 38, 1917, p. 30. New name for Crypturellus on grounds of preoccupation by Crypturella Silvestri [1911, in Insecta]." (Peters 1931, 1, 15).

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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 21 January 2019).