Marila

(syn. Aythya Ϯ Common Pochard A. ferina) Gr. μαριλη marilē  coal-dust, ash (cf. specific name Anas marila Linnaeus, 1761); "Anas, Tadorna, Souchet, Marila, Eider, Clangula, Macreuse" (Oken 1817); "Genera et Species typicae.  ...  c. *Marila RCHB. ferina (Anas — L. Gm.) R.  Tab. VIII. "Nyroca" caput, culmen, ala, pes. — Ic. Av. t. 75. ic. 124—126 et 127, 131—133. (frenata Sparrm.) t. 77. ic. 889. 892. t. 80. ic 2756—60." (Reichenbach 1852); "Marila Reichenbach, 1852, Avium Systema Naturale, p. viii. Type, by original designation, Anas ferina Linnaeus." (mihi 3/2019). Despite the etymology, Hellmayr & Conover's 1948, XIII, p. 367, typification of Anas marila by tautonymy is incorrect.

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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 www.hbw.com on 21 February 2020).