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Anas  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 175062

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Dabbling Ducks [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2006   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderAnseriformes  – Ducks, Geese, Screamers, Swans, Waterfowl, canards, cygnes, oies, sauvagine  
                            FamilyAnatidae  – Ducks, Geese, Swans, canards, cygnes, oies  
                                  GenusAnas Linnaeus, 1758 – Dabbling Ducks  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Anas acuta Linnaeus, 1758 – Pato golondrino, Northern Pintail, canard pilet 
                                     Species Anas americana Gmelin, 1789 – Pato chalcuán, American Wigeon, canard d'Amérique 
                                     Species Anas aucklandica (G. R. Gray, 1844) – Brown Teal 
                                     Species Anas bahamensis Linnaeus, 1758 – White-cheeked Pintail 
                                     Species Anas bernieri (Hartlaub, 1860) – Bernier's Teal 
                                     Species Anas capensis Gmelin, 1789 – Cape Teal 
                                     Species Anas castanea (Eyton, 1838) – Chestnut Teal 
                                     Species Anas chlorotis G. R. Gray, 1845  
                                     Species Anas clypeata Linnaeus, 1758 – Pato cucharón-norteño, Northern Shoveler, canard souchet 
                                     Species Anas crecca Linnaeus, 1758 – Eurasian Teal, Cerceta ala verde, Green-winged Teal, sarcelle d'hiver 
                                     Species Anas cyanoptera Vieillot, 1816 – Cerceta canela, Cinnamon Teal, sarcelle cannelle 
                                     Species Anas discors Linnaeus, 1766 – Cerceta ala azul, Blue-winged Teal, sarcelle à ailes bleues 
                                     Species Anas eatoni (Sharpe, 1875) – Eaton's Pintail 
                                     Species Anas erythrorhyncha Gmelin, 1789 – Red-billed Teal 
                                     Species Anas falcata Georgi, 1775 – Falcated Duck, Falcated Teal 
                                     Species Anas flavirostris Vieillot, 1816 – Speckled Teal 
                                     Species Anas formosa Georgi, 1775 – Baikal Teal 
                                     Species Anas fulvigula Ridgway, 1874 – Mottled Duck, Pato tejano 
                                     Species Anas georgica Gmelin, 1789 – Yellow-billed Pintail 
                                     Species Anas gibberifrons S. Muller, 1842 – Sunda Teal 
                                     Species Anas gracilis Buller, 1869 – Grey Teal 
                                     Species Anas hottentota (Eyton, 1838) – Blue-billed Teal 
                                     Species Anas laysanensis Rothschild, 1892 – Laysan Duck 
                                     Species Anas luzonica Fraser, 1839 – Philippine Duck 
                                     Species Anas melleri P. L. Sclater, 1865 – Meller's Duck 
                                     Species Anas nesiotis (J. H. Fleming, 1935)  
                                     Species Anas penelope Linnaeus, 1758 – Pato silbón, Eurasian Wigeon, canard siffleur 
                                     Species Anas platalea Vieillot, 1816 – Red Shoveler 
                                     Species Anas platyrhynchos Linnaeus, 1758 – Pato de collar, Mallard, canard colvert 
                                     Species Anas poecilorhyncha J. R. Forster, 1781 – Indian Spot-billed Duck, Spot-billed Duck 
                                     Species Anas puna Tschudi, 1844 – Puna Teal 
                                     Species Anas querquedula Linnaeus, 1758 – Cerceta ceja blanca, Garganey, sarcelle d'été 
                                     Species Anas rhynchotis Latham, 1802 – Australasian Shoveler 
                                     Species Anas rubripes Brewster, 1902 – American Black Duck, canard noir 
                                     Species Anas sibilatrix Poeppig, 1829 – Chiloe Wigeon 
                                     Species Anas smithii (Hartert, 1891) – Cape Shoveler 
                                     Species Anas sparsa Eyton, 1838 – African Black Duck 
                                     Species Anas strepera Linnaeus, 1758 – Pato friso, Gadwall, canard chipeau 
                                     Species Anas superciliosa Gmelin, 1789 – Pacific Black Duck, Gray Duck 
                                     Species Anas undulata C. F. Dubois, 1839 – Yellow-billed Duck 
                                     Species Anas versicolor Vieillot, 1816 – Silver Teal 
                                     Species Anas wyvilliana P. L. Sclater, 1878 – Koloa piwai, Koloa-maoli, Koloa maoli, Hawaiian Duck, Koloa 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Anas    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Anas    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Anas   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2006.12.10, website (version 10-Dec-06)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Anas   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Anas   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Anas, Dabbling Ducks [English]   

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