The Key to Scientific Names

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(Charadriidae; Ϯ Eurasian Dotterel E. morinellus) Gr. ευδρομιας eudromias  good runner  < ευ eu  good; δρομος dromos  running  < τρεχω trekhō  to run; "Regenpfeiferartige Vögel.  Charadriadae, Leach.  ...  Vierte Sippe.  Mornellregenpfeifer. Eudromias, Boje.   1. Der hochstirnige Mornellregenpfeifer.  Eud. morinella, Boje.   2. Der Bergmornellregenpfeifer.  Eudr. montana, Br.   3. Der dumme Regenpfeifer.  Eudr. stolida, Br." (Brehm 1830); "Eudromias C. L. Brehm, Isis von Oken, 23, 1830, col. 987. Type, by monotypy, Charadrius morinellus Linné." (Peters 1934, II, 256).
Var. Eudromus.
Synon. Morinellus.

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