| Musk ducks |
|Australian Musk Duck, Biziura lobata|
No expl. (Stephens 1824, Gen. Zool., XII (2), 221); ex “Biziura” of Leach MS. Probably from Greek βιζηαι bizēai straws (originally the name for a straw mattress or matting) and ουρα oura tail, with reference to the stiff, spiky tail-feathers of the Musk Duck (cf. Greek βυζην buzēn thick, matted; ουρα oura tail, in allusion to the pincushion-like undertail coverts exposed in display by the drake).
- B. lobata Stephens, 1824 - Musk Duck – Widely distributed through south-eastern Australia, south-west Western Australia and the Murray-Darling Basin.
- B. delautouri Forbes, 1892 – New Zealand Musk Duck – previously endemic to New Zealand, and occurring on both North and South Islands, but now extinct.
- Worthy, Trevor H. (2002). "The New Zealand musk duck (Biziura delautouri Forbes, 1892)" (PDF). Notornis. 49 (1): 19–28.
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