(syn. Cygnus Ϯ Black Swan C. atratus) Gr. χην khēn, χηνος khēnos  goose; οψις opsis  appearance; "41. Genus. Chenopis Wagl.,  Gansschwan.   Der Schnabel gänseartig  ...  Das Gefieder des Halfes wie bey Gänsen.  Species: Ch. atrata (Cygnus atrat. Auct.)" (Wagler 1832); "Chenopis Wagler, Isis, 1832, col. 1234. Type, by monotypy, Ch. atrata = Anas atrata Latham." (Peters 1931, 1, 144).   Var. Chenopsis.

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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 16 December 2018).