WoRMS taxon details

Anas Linnaeus, 1758

148788  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:148788)

accepted
Genus
Species Anas aucklandica (Gray, 1844)
Species Anas bahamensis Linnaeus, 1758
Species Anas capensis Gmelin, 1789
Species Anas chlorotis Gray, 1845
Species Anas crecca Linnaeus, 1758
Species Anas cyanoptera Vieillot, 1816
Species Anas eatoni (Sharpe, 1875)
Species Anas formosa Georgi, 1775
Species Anas fulvigula Ridgway, 1874
Species Anas georgica Gmelin, 1789
Species Anas nesiotis Fleming, 1935
Species Anas platyrhynchos Linnaeus, 1758
Species Anas rubripes Brewster, 1902

Species Anas bernicla Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Branta bernicla (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Anas boschas Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Anas platyrhynchos Linnaeus, 1758
Species Anas fuligula Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Aythya fuligula (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Anas fusca Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Melanitta fusca (Linnaeus, 1758) (superseded original combination)
Species Anas hyemalis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Clangula hyemalis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Anas marila Linnaeus, 1761 accepted as Aythya marila (Linnaeus, 1761)
Species Anas mollissima Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Somateria mollissima (Linnaeus, 1758) (superseded original combination)
Species Anas nigra Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Melanitta nigra (Linnaeus, 1758) (superseded original combination)

Species Anas glacialis accepted as Clangula hyemalis (Linnaeus, 1758) (uncertain)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Size: small, slender bodied. Plumage: bright metallic wing speculum in both male and female; wings long and pointed; short...  
Description Size: small, slender bodied. Plumage: bright metallic wing speculum in both male and female; wings long and pointed; short pointed tails; temperate breeding males often with bright breeding plumage, females, out of breeding temperate males, and tropical and subtropical breeding males with duller plumage. Other details: bills flattened with distinct laminae; short legs placed centrally giving a horizontal stance. [details]
WoRMS (2020). Anas Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=148788 on 2020-11-26
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Jonsson, L. (1993). Vogels van Europa, Noord-Afrika en het Midden-Oosten [Birds of Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East]. Tirion: Baarn, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-187-6. 560 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman. (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. <em>Academic Press, London.</em>  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description Size: small, slender bodied. Plumage: bright metallic wing speculum in both male and female; wings long and pointed; short pointed tails; temperate breeding males often with bright breeding plumage, females, out of breeding temperate males, and tropical and subtropical breeding males with duller plumage. Other details: bills flattened with distinct laminae; short legs placed centrally giving a horizontal stance. [details]
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Japanese マガモ属  [details]