(syn. Netta Ϯ Rosybill N. peposaca) Specific name Anas metopias Pöppig, 1829 (= syn. Netta peposaca); "H. ANATEÆ.  ...  26. Metopiana, Bp.  76. peposaca, Vieill. (metopias, Poeppig.  albipennis, Licht.)" (Bonaparte 1856); "Metopiana Bonaparte, Compt. Rend. Acad. Sci. Paris, 43, 1856, p. 649. Type, by monotypy, Anas peposaca Vieillot." (Peters 1931, 1, 173).   Var. MetopiasMetaponia.

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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 on 19 January 2019).