(Anatidae; Ϯ Cape Barren Goose C. novaehollandiae) Gr. κηρος kēros  wax; οψις opsis  face; "GENUS LXXIX.  CEREOPSIS.  ...  Nares cera tectæ. Caput totum cera rugosa obtectum, ad flexuram alæ calcar obtusum.  ...  C. N. Hollandiæ. New Holland Cereopsis, Gen. Syn. Sup. ii. p. 325. tab. 138." (Latham 1802); "Cereopsis Latham, Ind. Orn., Suppl., 1801, p. lxvii. Type, by monotypy, Cereopsis n. hollandiæ Latham." (Peters 1931, 1, 145). An extensive, waxy greenish-yellow cere almost covers the short bill of the Cape Barren Goose.
Var. Cereopris, Cereops.

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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).