(syn. Branta Ϯ Barnacle Goose B. leucopsis) Gr. λευκοπαρειος leukopareios  white-cheeked, fair-cheeked  < λευκος leukos  white; παρηιον parēion  cheek; "d. *Leucopareia Rchb. leucopsis (Anser - Bchst.) R.  Ic. Av. t. 97. ic. 230-231. ib. 233-234. t. 101. ic. 416 et 954. t. 104. ic. 2772. t. 105. ic. 247-248" (Reichenbach 1852) (cf. specific name Anser leucopareius von Brandt, 1836 (= subsp. Branta canadensis)).

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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 www.hbw.com on 23 January 2019).