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Melanitta nigra americana  (Swainson, 1832)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 175173

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Synonym(s): Melanitta americana (Swainson, 1832)
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                                  GenusMelanitta F. Boie, 1822 – Scoters  
                                     SpeciesMelanitta nigra (Linnaeus, 1758) – Negreta negra, Black Scoter, macreuse noire  
                                        SubspeciesMelanitta nigra americana (Swainson, 1832)  

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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Melanitta nigra americana   
  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: Melanitta nigra americana   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Alaska, Native  
    Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  






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