(syn. Chloephaga Ϯ Ashy-headed Goose C. poliocephala) Gr. χλοη khloē  young green grass; τροφος trophos  feeder  < τρεφω trephō  to nourish; "CHLŒTROPHUS, n. g.  Gen. Char. Bill moderate, black. Feet particolored, black and orange. Colors of sexes similar. Plumage rather brilliant for this subfamily.   Species Chlœtrophus poliocephalus, Gray.  ... [-ditto-] rubidiceps, Sclater" (Bannister 1870).

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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 19 January 2019).