TADORNA

(Anatidae; Ϯ Common Shelduck T. tadorna) Specific name Anas tadorna Linnaeus, 1758; "die Brandente (Tadorna familiaris)  ...  125. Tadorna familiaris. — Anas tadorna id. [Lin.]" (Boie 1822); "Base of the bill feathered.  206. TADORNA.  Shielddrake.  Bill broad at the end, hollow in the middle, and raised into a tubercle at the base.  A. Tadorna." (Fleming 1822); "Tadorna Fleming, Philos. Zoöl., 2, 1822, p. 260. Type, by tautonymy, Anas tadorna Linné." (Peters 1931, 1, 157); "Tadorna Boie, 1822 (before May), Tagebuch Reise Norwegen, pp. 140, 351. Type, by tautonymy, Tadorna familiaris Boie = Anas tadorna Linnaeus." (Johnsgard in Peters 1979, 1, ed. 2, 449).
Var. Todarna, Tadoma, Tradena.
Synon. BalcanasCasarca, Nettalopex, Pseudotadorna, Rhynchoceros, Vulpanser, Zesarkaca.

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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 10 December 2018).