(syn. Plectropterus Ϯ Spur-winged Goose P. gambensis) L. anas, anatis  duck; grallae  stilts  < obsolete gradula  little step  < gradus  step; "PLECTROPTERUS, Leach, Steph. 1824.  Anas, L.  Anser, Klein.  Anatigralla, Lafr." (G. Gray 1841).

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 14 December 2018).