SAROTHRURA

(Sarothruridae; Ϯ Striped Flufftail S. affinis) Gr. σαρωτρον sarōtron  broom  < σαιρω sairō  to sweep; ουρα oura  tail; "Genus Sarothrura Heine [Corethrura Rchb. 1853 nec Gray 1846]." (Heine 1890); "Sarothrura Heine, in Heine and Reichenow, Nomencl. Mus. Hein. Orn., 1890, p. 319. New name for Corethrura Reichenbach, 1853 (not Corethrura Gray, 1846.) Type, by original designation, Gallinula jardinei A. Smith = Alecthelia lineata Swainson [= Crex affinis A. Smith]." (Peters 1934, II, 194).
Var. Saurothrura.
Synon. Alecthelia, Corethrura, Daseioura, Lemurolimnas.

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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 January 2019).