(syn. Larus Ϯ Silver Gull L. novaehollandiae) Carl Friedrich Bruch (1789-1857) German zoologist; genus Gavia Bruch, 1853, gull (new name for Gelastes Bonaparte, MS); "Bruchigavia, Bp. 1856. (Gavia, Bruch. nec Auct. - Gelastes, p. Bp. ant. - Larus, Gr. - Gavia, Reich.)" (Bonaparte 1857).  Var. Brachigavia, Bradygavia.

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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 21 January 2019).