The Key to Scientific Names

Edited by James A. Jobling
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Glaucium

(Anatidae; syn. Aythya Tufted Duck A. fuligula) Gr. γλαυκιον glaukion type of duck with glaring eyes  < γλαυκος glaukous  glaucous; "25. LE MORILLON.  ...  GLAUCIUM." (Brisson 1760); ex "Glaucium", "Glaucion" and "Glaucius" of Gessner 1555 and other authors, and  "Anas oculorum iridibus flavis" of Linnaeus 1746; "FULIGULA, Ray.  Anas, L.  Glaucium, Briss.  Platypus, Brehm.  Nyroca, Flem.   F. cristata, Ray, Pl. enl. 1001.  A. fuligula, L." (G. Gray 1840); "Glaucium G. Gray, 1840, List Genera Birds, p. 75.  Type, by original designation, Anas fuligula Linnaeus, 1758." (JAJ 2021).


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