Casarca

(syn. Tadorna Ϯ Ruddy Shelduck T. ferruginea) Specific name Anas casarca Linnaeus, 1768 (= syn. Tadorna ferruginea); "Gen. 271. CASARCA, Nob.   405. CASARCA RUTILA, Nob. (Anas rutila, Pall.) Gould, pl. 358.  Eastern Europe." (Bonaparte 1838); "Casarca Bonaparte, Comp. List Bds. Europe and North America, 1838, p. 56. Type, by monotypy and tautonymy Anas rutila Pallas = Anas casarca Linné = Anas ferruginea Pallas." (Peters 1931, 1, 156).   Var. Kazarka, Casarka.

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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 www.hbw.com on 11 December 2018).