Nettion

(syn. Anas Ϯ Common Teal A. crecca) Gr. νηττιον nēttion  little duck  < dim. νηττα nētta  duck; "1. Anas crecca.  ...  1. Kriekente. Nettion *)  ...  Ch[arakter]. Quäckenten, deren Männchen ein mit Wellenlinien geziertes Kleid tragen.  ...  *) νηττιον; Entchen" (Kaup 1829). Var. Nettium.

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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 11 December 2018).