Genus ANSER

Anser Brisson, Orn., vol. i, p. 58; vol. vi, p. 361, 1760. Type by taut., Anas anser Linn.

Anseria Rafinesque, Anal. Nat., p. 72, 1815 ; new name for Anser Brisson.

Marilochen Reichenbach, Nat. Syst. Vog., p. 9, 1852-53, Type by orig, desig., Anser brevirostris Heckel = Anas erythropus Linn.

* Anas sponsa of Linn. is now generally placed in a separate genus.

Eulabeia Reichenbach, Nat. Syst. Vog., p. 9, 1852-53. Type by orig. desig., Anas indica Latham.

Melanonyx Buturlin, Psov. i Ruzh. Okhota, Feb.-April 1901. Type by orig. desig., Anser brachyhynchus Baillon.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds. Synonymy(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.8 1930.
Title in Book: 
Genus ANSER
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1930
Page No: 
574
M_ID: 
262
M_SN: 
Anser
Volume: 
Vol. 8
Term name: 
id: 
8987

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