Erismatura

(syn. Oxyura Ϯ Ruddy Duck O. jamaicensis) Gr. ερεισμα ereisma, ερεισματος ereismatos  prop; ουρα oura  tail; "Il nome Oxyura, Nob. del terzo sottogenere del genere 244. Fuligula, Nob. essendo troppo simile all'Oxyurus del Signor Swainson dovrà cangiarsi in 3. Erismatura, Nob." (Bonaparte 1832).  Var. Erimistura.

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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).