(syn. Coturnix Ϯ New Zealand Quail C. novaezelandiae) New Zealand; L. coturnix, coturnicis  quail; "Zecoturnix, gen. nov.   Type Coturnix novæzealandiæ Quoy et Gaimard.  The wing is reduced to almost the same formula as in Ypsilophorus Mathews." (Iredale & Mathews 1926).   Var. Zekoturnix.

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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 19 January 2019).