Brenthus

(syn. Branta Ϯ Brent Goose B. bernicla) Gr. βρενθος brenthos unknown waterbird (cf. L. brenthos  unknown waterbird (a second bird of this name, inhabiting woods, has been considered a thrush)); "Brenthus Antiq., hinc Branta! Scop.; Bernicla Steph.*) (A. bernicla L, Anser torquatus Temm.), Ut Anser, sed sp. minores, rostro multo minore, pone dertrum paullum depresso.  ... *) Brenthus est nomen avis marinæ ignotæ apud Aristotelem; Branta, ex hoc corruptum, rejiciendum. Bernicla est corruptio, a Gessnero primum allata, sed ante eum facta, nominis anglici vel scotici: Barnacle" (Sundevall 1873).

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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).