(syn. Anas Ϯ Yellow-billed Duck A. undulata) L. Afer, Afra  African  < Africa  Africa; anas, anatis  duck; "A. undulata Dubois differs in colour markings, has no seasonal change of plumage and the claws longer and sharper; it may therefore be referred to a new genus, AFRANAS." (A. Roberts 1922) (see Melananas).

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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 on 16 January 2019).