Nyroca

(syn. Aythya Ϯ Ferruginous Duck A. nyroca) Specific name Anas nyroca Güldenstädt, 1770. "NYROCA.  Bill broad and depressed.   Anas ferina, Marila nyroca, fuligula." (Fleming 1822); "Nyroca, Fleming *, Phil. of Zool. ii. p. 260 (1822)  [Type.] F[uligula]. leucophthalma.  ... * Fleming puts Anas ferina first on the list; but A. nyroca should be considered his type, if that bird is separated from Fuligula." (P. Sclater & Salvin 1876); "Nyroca Fleming, Philos. Zoöl., 2, 1822, p. 260. Type, by tautonymy, Anas nyroca Güldenstädt." (Peters 1931, 1, 173).

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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 12 December 2018).