Ochthodromus

(syn. Charadrius Ϯ Wilson's Plover C. wilsonia) Gr. οχθος okhthos  bank, mound, edge; -δρομος -dromos  -runner  < τρεχω trekhō  to run; "Their favorite places of resort appear to be the dry sand flats on the sea shore" (Ord in Wilson 1814); "Genera et Species typicae.  ...  d. *Ochthodromus Rchb.  Wilsonius Ord.  Ic. Av. t. 172. ic. 723. t. 173. ic. 2847—48. t. 183. ic. 664. — t. 185. ic. 1069 et 1062. t. 173. ic. 2840—41 et t. 185. ic. 1061. " (Reichenbach 1852).

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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).