(syn. Cursorius Ϯ Temminck's Courser C. temminckii) Gr. μικρος mikros  little; genus Cursorius Latham 1790, courser; "Cursorius rufus and C. temmincki might well be placed in different subgenera, as they represent two groups of species which frequently occur side by side, and I propose therefore to place C. temmincki in a new subgenus, MICROCURSORIUS." (A. Roberts 1922).

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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 16 January 2019).