Ortygis

(syn. Turnix Ϯ Common Buttonquail T. sylvaticus) Gr. ορτυγιον ortugion  little quail  < dim. ορτυξ ortux, ορτυγος ortugos  quail; "GENUS 79. ORTYGIS (ορτυξ coturnix) Turnix Encyclop. Tridactylus La Cépède (Laufhuhn Germ.)  ...  Pedes gradarii, cursorii, mediocres, congrui, tridactyli, digitis fissis, halluce nullo.  ...  Species: Tetrao Gibraltaricus Lin Gmel.   Obs. Genus non magis pedibus tridactylis, quam rostri figura et podotheca a Perdicibus distinctum est" (Illiger 1811).

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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 23 January 2019).