RHYNCHOTUS

(Tinamidae; Ϯ Red-winged Tinamou R. rufescens) Gr. ῥυγχος rhunkhos  bill; -οτης -otēs  featuring; "GENUS 2.  RHYNCHOTUS.  Rostro elongato, corneo, haud alto, subarcuato, apice convexo, acuto, nec curvo, nec lateraliter sulcato; naribus fere basalibus; digito postico elevato, breviusculo; genibus nudis; tarsis antice scutato-fasciatis, postice reticulatis.   SPECIES 1.  RHYNCHOTUS FASCIATUS." (von Spix 1825); "Rhynchotus Spix, Av. Bras., 2, 1825, p. 60, pl. 76c. Type, by monotypy, Rhynchotus fasciatus Spix = Tinamus rufescens Temminck." (Peters 1931, 1, 23).
Var. Rhynchotis (Gr. ωτις ōtis bustard), Rhyncotus, Rhinchotus.

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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 www.hbw.com on 19 December 2018).