Crypturellus

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Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek words κρυπτός ‎(kruptós, covered, hidden), οὐρά ‎(ourá, tail), and -ellus, a Latin diminutive suffix. The genus name Crypturellus therefore means "small hidden tail"

Proper noun[edit]

Crypturellus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Tinamidae — tinamous, principally of forests.

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References[edit]

  • 2006, Gill, F. and Wright, M., Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276: