Nesoceryx

(syn. Charadrius Ϯ Double-banded Plover C. bicinctus) Gr. νησος nēsos  island (= New Zealand); κηρυξ kērux, κηρυκος kērukos  herald (see pluvialis); "Nesoceryx, gen. nov.  Type, Charadrius bicinctus Jardine & Selby." (Mathews 1920).

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Recommended citation
Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 14 December 2018).