Mod. L. punctatus  spotted  < L. punctum  spot  < pungere  to puncture (cf. Med. L. punctatus  pointed).
● ex “Tangara verd piqueté des Indes” of Brisson 1760, and “Spotted Green Tit-mouse” of Edwards 1760 (Tangara).
● ex “Chorlito pardo menor” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 400 (syn. Tringa solitaria).
● ex “Suirirí punteado of de Azara 1802-1805 (unident.).

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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 June 2019).