Microcygna

(syn. Nettapus Ϯ Cotton Pygmy Goose N. coromandelianus) Gr. μικρος mikros  little; L. cygnus  swan  < Gr. κυκνος kuknos  swan; "Subfam,. V. CYGNINÆ.  ...  MICROCYGNA, n.  Anas, Gm.  Bernicla, Steph.  Cheniscus, (Brooke,) Eyton.  Anserella, Swains.?    M. Coromandeliana, (Gm.) n., Pl. enl. 949. 950.  B. girra, J. E. Gray." (G. Gray 1840).  Var. Mycrocygna.

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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 18 December 2018).