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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: 2022   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderAnseriformes  – Ducks, Geese, Screamers, Swans, Waterfowl, canards, cygnes, oies, sauvagine  
                            FamilyAnatidae Leach, 1820 – Ducks, Geese, Swans, canards, cygnes, oies  
                               GenusAnas Linnaeus, 1758 – Dabbling Ducks  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Anas acuta Linnaeus, 1758 – Pato golondrino, Northern Pintail, Canard pilet, Ánade rabudo norteño, arrabio 
                                  Species Anas albogularis (Hume, 1873) – Andaman Teal, Sarcelle des Andaman, Cerceta de Andamán 
                                  Species Anas andium (P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1873) – Andean Teal, Sarcelle des Andes, Cerceta andina 
                                  Species Anas aucklandica (G. R. Gray, 1844) – Brown Teal, Auckland Teal, Sarcelle des Auckland, Cerceta de las Auckland, marreca-marrom, New Zealand Teal, Auckland Islands Teal 
                                  Species Anas bahamensis Linnaeus, 1758 – White-cheeked Pintail, Canard des Bahamas, Ánade gargantillo, marreca-toicinho 
                                  Species Anas bernieri (Hartlaub, 1860) – Bernier's Teal, Sarcelle de Bernier, Cerceta malgache, marreca-malgaxe, Madagascar Teal 
                                  Species Anas capensis J. F. Gmelin, 1789 – Cape Teal, Canard du Cap, Cerceta de El Cabo, marrequinha-de-bico-vermelho 
                                  Species Anas carolinensis J. F. Gmelin, 1789 – Green-winged Teal, Sarcelle à ailes vertes, Cerceta americana, marrequinha-americana 
                                  Species Anas castanea (Eyton, 1838) – Chestnut Teal, Sarcelle rousse, Cerceta castaña, marreca-castanha, Chestnut-breasted Teal 
                                  Species Anas chlorotis G. R. Gray, 1845 – Brown Teal, Sarcelle de Nouvelle-Zélande, Cerceta maorí, marrequinho-castanho 
                                  Species Anas crecca Linnaeus, 1758 – Eurasian Teal, Cerceta ala verde, Green-winged Teal, Sarcelle d'hiver, Cerceta común, marrequinha, Common Teal 
                                  Species Anas diazi Ridgway, 1886 – Mexican Duck, Pato mexicano, Canard du Mexique, pato-mexicano 
                                  Species Anas eatoni (Sharpe, 1875) – Eaton's Pintail, Canard d'Eaton, Ánade rabudo meridional, marreca-de-eaton, Kerguelen Pintail 
                                  Species Anas erythrorhyncha J. F. Gmelin, 1789 – Red-billed Teal, Canard à bec rouge, Ánade piquirrojo, arrábio-de-bico-vermelho, Red-billed Duck 
                                  Species Anas flavirostris Vieillot, 1816 – Speckled Teal, Yellow-billed Teal, Sarcelle tachetée, Cerceta barcina, marreca-pardinha 
                                  Species Anas fulvigula Ridgway, 1874 – Mottled Duck, Pato tejano, Canard brun, Ánade moteado, pato-da-flórida 
                                  Species Anas georgica J. F. Gmelin, 1789 – Yellow-billed Pintail, Canard à queue pointue, Ánade maicero, marreca-parda 
                                  Species Anas gibberifrons S. Müller, 1842 – Sunda Teal, Sarcelle grise, Cerceta de la Sonda, marreca-da-sunda, Grey Teal 
                                  Species Anas gracilis Buller, 1869 – Grey Teal, Sarcelle australasienne, Cerceta gris, marreca-cinzenta, Gray Teal 
                                  Species Anas laysanensis Rothschild, 1892 – Laysan Duck, Canard de Laysan, Ánade de Laysán, pato-de-laysan 
                                  Species Anas luzonica Fraser, 1839 – Philippine Duck, Canard des Philippines, Ánade filipino, pato-filipino 
                                  Species Anas melleri P. L. Sclater, 1865 – Meller's Duck, Canard de Meller, Ánade malgache, pato-de-meller 
                                  Species Anas nesiotis (J. H. Fleming, 1935) – Campbell Teal, Sarcelle de Campbell, Cerceta de la Campbell, marreco-da-ilha-campbell, Campbell Islands Teal 
                                  Species Anas platyrhynchos Linnaeus, 1758 – Pato de collar, Mallard, Canard colvert, Ánade azulón, pato-real 
                                  Species Anas poecilorhyncha J. R. Forster, 1781 – Indian Spot-billed Duck, Spot-billed Duck, Canard à bec tacheté, Ánade picopinto indio, pato-de-bico-pintado 
                                  Species Anas rubripes Brewster, 1902 – American Black Duck, Canard noir, Ánade sombrío, pato-escuro-americano 
                                  Species Anas sparsa Eyton, 1838 – African Black Duck, Canard noirâtre, Ánade negro, pato-preto-africano 
                                  Species Anas superciliosa J. F. Gmelin, 1789 – Pacific Black Duck, Gray Duck, Canard à sourcils, Ánade cejudo, pato-de-sobrancelhas 
                                  Species Anas theodori E. Newton & Gadow, 1893 – Mascarene Teal, Canard de Maurice, Pato de Mauricio, Mauritius Duck 
                                  Species Anas undulata C. F. Dubois, 1838 – Yellow-billed Duck, Canard à bec jaune, Ánade picolimón, pato-de-bico-amarelo 
                                  Species Anas wyvilliana P. L. Sclater, 1878 – Koloa piwai, Koloa-maoli, Koloa maoli, Hawaiian Duck, Koloa, Canard des Hawaï, Ánade hawaiano, pato-havaiano 
                                  Species Anas zonorhyncha Swinhoe, 1866 – Eastern Spot-billed Duck, Canard de Chine, Ánade picopinto chino, Chinese Spot-billed Duck 

  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: IOC World Bird List (version 12.1), website (version 12.1)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Gill, F., D. Donsker, and P. Rasmussen, eds. 2022. IOC World Bird List (v 12.1). doi: 10.14344/IOC.ML.12.1. Available at [Accessed 21 Jan, 2022]   
  Reference for: Anas   
  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, 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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