(syn. Aythya Ϯ Tufted Duck A. fuligula) Gr. γλαυκιον glaukion type of duck with glaring eyes  < γλαυκος glaukous  glaucous; "25. LE MORILLON.  ...  GLAUCIUM." (Brisson 1760); ex "Glaucium", "Glaucion" and "Glaucius" of Gessner 1555 and other authors, and  "Anas oculorum iridibus flavis" of Linnaeus 1746; "FULIGULA, Ray.  Anas, L.  Glaucium, Briss.  Platypus, Brehm.  Nyroca, Flem.   F. cristata, Ray, Pl. enl. 1001.  A. fuligula, L." (G. Gray 1840).

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Jobling, J. A. (2020). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2020). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 23 February 2020).