(syn. Podiceps Ϯ Red-necked Grebe P. grisegena) Gr. πηδητης pēdētēs  leaper  < πηδαω pedaō  to spring; αιθυια aithuia  unidentified diving bird; "1. Podiceps subcristatus.  ...  1. Springtaucher. Pedetaithya *). (Pod. subcristatus.)  ...  Leb[ensart]. Wie die des Steißfußes.  ...  *) πηδητης, Springer.  αιθυια, Taucher" (Kaup 1829).  Var. Pedeaithgia, Pedaithyia, Pedeaythyia, Pedetaithyia, Podaethyia.

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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 13 December 2018).