Plectrura

(syn. Oxyura Ϯ Ruddy Duck O. jamaicensis) Gr. πληκτρον plēktron  spear-point; ουρα oura  tail; "Oxyuris (Rudolphi, Wurm) bl.  -  Oxyura (Gould synops., Bonap. Isis 1832. Meyen.): Plectrura, N.  -  Oxyurus (Lamarck: Weipe. Sk. Isis 1834.): Bebelus, N." (Gistel 1848).

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Recommended citation
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 www.hbw.com on 20 January 2019).