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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas platyrhynchos Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 148791

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAves (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnseriformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnatidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnas (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnas Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrosa jeshileUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrosa e venditUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrosa e egërUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkuqëla  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgråand  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwilde eend  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormallard  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcanard colvert  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorStockente  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorברכייה  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgermano reale  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordidžioji antis  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΠρασινοκέφαλη πάπια  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstokkand  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstokkand  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstokkand  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkrzyżówka  [details]
Romanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorraţă mareUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorraţa mare  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorкрякваUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorили кряковная уткаUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorили крыженъ  [details]
Scottish Gaelic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormallard  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormlakarica  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoránade azulón  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgräsand  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoryeşilbaş  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКрижень  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhwyaden wyllt  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh
Distribution 
From other sources
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPolish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (100 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (493 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (312372 nucleotides; 18132 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet vegetation, insects, worms, gastropods, arthropods, grains [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 23" (58 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America; range extends from Labrador to the Gulf of Mexico [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat coastal [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance game species [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds in Europe and Asia from the Arctic Circle south to the Medditerranean, Mongolia, and Japan, and winters south to Africa and southern Asia. In North America, it Breeds sporadically east of western Ontario. It Breeds westward north to Mackenzie and Alaska and south to Virginia, New Mexico, and Northern Mexico. In winter it is found from its Breeding range south to Central America and the West Indies. [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:148791
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-03-29 13:12:34Z  created  Claus, Simon
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Anas platyrhynchos Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=148791 on 2014-09-02
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