(syn. Fregetta Ϯ New Zealand Storm-petrel F. maoriana) Genus Pealea Ridgway, 1886, storm-petrel; Gr. ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos  bird; "PEALEORNIS, gen. nov.  Differs from Pealea in having the toes and claws much thinner and the tarsus and basal joints of the toes scutellated, not booted.  The type is the following: - Pealeornis maoriana, sp. nov." (Mathews 1932).

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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 on 19 December 2018).