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See also: cygnus
- Some of the swans, notably the North American trumpeter swan and tundra swan were earlier classified to the genus Olor, but they are now regarded as belonging to Cygnus.
- (genus): Aves - class; Ornithothoraces, Ornithurae - clades; Carinatae - subclass; Neornithes - infraclass; Neognathae - parvclass; Anseriformes - order; Anatidae - family; Anserinae - subfamily
- (genus): Cygnus cygnus - type species; for other species see Cygnus on Wikispecies. Wikispecies or Cygnus on Wikipedia.Wikipedia for species.
- Cygnus on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- Cygnus on Wikispecies. Wikispecies
- Cygnus on Wikimedia Commons. Wikimedia Commons
- (astronomy) A summer constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a swan. It includes the triple star system HD 188753 and the stars Deneb and Albireo.
- (Greek mythology) A king of the Ligurians and relative of Phaeton who was transformed into a swan and placed in the sky as a constellation.