NOTHOCERCUS

(Tinamidae; Ϯ Tawny-breasted Tinamou N. julius) Gr. νοθος nothos  spurious; κερκος kerkos  tail; "Subfamilia 23. Tinaminæ.  Af. CRYPTUREÆ.   ...   98. Nothocercus, Bp.   330. bourcieri, Bp.   331. julius, Bp.   332. delattrii, Bp. (cinnamomeus? Less.)   333. sallæi, Bp.   334. noctivagus, Wied. (zabele, Spix.)   335. variegatus, Gm.   336. atricapillus, Tschudi" (Bonaparte 1856); "Nothocercus Bonaparte, Comp. Rend. Acad. Sci. Paris, 42, 1856, p. 881. Type, by subsequent designation, Tinamus julius Bonaparte (Salvadori, Cat. Bds. Brit. Mus., 27, 1895, p. 509.)" (Peters 1931, 1, 14).
Var. Nothocernus.

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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 11 December 2018).