(syn. Apteryx Ϯ Little Spotted Kiwi A. owenii) Gr. στικτος stiktos  spotted, dappled  < στιζω stizō  to tattoo; genus Apteryx Shaw, 1813, kiwi; "Stictapteryx, gen. nov.  Type Apteryx owenii Gould.  Internal features of generic value have been cited, as well as the external ones, and also variations in ptilosis." (Iredale & Mathews 1926).

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Jobling, J. A. (2020). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2020). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 26 February 2020).