(syn. Anas Ϯ Speckled Teal A. flavirostris) Portmanteau of genera Dafila Stephens, 1824, pintail, and Nettion Kaup, 1829, teal; "daß Dafilonettion tatsächlich auch Dafila mit Nettion verbindet" (Boetticher 1940).   Var. Dafilanettion.

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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 10 December 2018).