(syn. Anas Ϯ Brown Teal A. chlorotis) Gr. ελασμος elasmos  plate, lamella; νηττα nētta  duck; "ELASMONETTA.   Elasmonetta, Salv. MS. . . .Type. E. chlorotis.   Bill compressed, soft on the edges of the apical part of the upper mandible, lamellæ extremely developed; wings well developed" (Salvadori 1895).

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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 15 December 2018).