(syn. Spatula Ϯ Garganey S. querquedula) Gr. πτερον pteron  wing; κυανεος kuaneos  dark-blue, glossy; "220. PTEROCYANEA, Bp.  Cyanopterus, EytQuerquedula, Kaup.    439. P. CIRCIA, Bp.  Anas querquedula, et circia, L.  Gould t. 364" (Bonaparte 1842).  Var. Pterocyana.

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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).