(syn. Puffinus Ϯ Fluttering Shearwater P. gavia) Johann Reinhold Forster (1729-1798) German naturalist on Cook's voyage (cf. specific name Puffinus reinholdi Mathews 1912 (= syn. Puffinus gavia J. R. Forster, 1844)); "123.  REINHOLDIA, gen. n.  Differs from Puffinus in its proportionately longer bill and much shorter tail, the letter [sic] being less than one-third the length of the wing and not twice the length of the exposed culmen.  Type, Puffinus reinholdi Mathews." (Mathews 1912); "Reinholdia Mathews, Austr. Av. Rec., 1, 1912, p. 107. Type, by original designation and monotypy, Puffinus reinholdi Mathews [= Puffinus gavia (Forster, 1844)]." (Peters 1931, 1, 53).

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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 on 21 January 2019).