Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Podicipediformes > Family Podicipedidae > Genus Podiceps

Podiceps cristatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Colymbus

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PodicepsLatham, 1787accepted genus name

Species group names

Colymbus cristatus Linnaeus, 1758 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: kredharaku i madh; mzhytsi i madh; zhytra e madhe sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Bokmål (Norwegian): toppdykker sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Bulgarian: Голям гмурец sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: toppet lappedykker sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: fuut sources: Cattrijsse, A.; Vincx, M. (2001). Biodiversity of the benthos and the avifauna of the Belgian coastal waters: summary of data collected between 1970 and 1998. Sustainable Management of the North Sea. Federal Office for Scientific, Technical and Cultural Affairs: Brussel, Belgium. 48 pp.
 English: great crested grebe; great-crested grebe sources: 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.;PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English-United States: Great Crested Grebe; Great-crested Grebe sources: Charles Hussey
 French: grèbe huppé sources: Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.
 Gaelic: foitheach mór sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Galician: Foitheach mór
 German: Haubentaucher sources: 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.
 Greek: Σκουφοβουτηχτάρι sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Irish: Foitheach mór sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Israel (Hebrew): טבלן מצויץ sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: ausuotasis kragas sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: toppdykker sources: Syst. Nat. ed.10 p. 135
 Norwegian Nynorsk: toppdukkar sources: Syst. Nat. ed.10 p. 135
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): toppdukkar sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: perkoz dwuczuby sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Romanian: corcodelul mare sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: или большая поганка; или хохлатая гагара (устар.); чомга sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: čopasti ponirek sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: somormujo lavanco sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: skäggdopping sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: bahri sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Пірникоза велика sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: gwyach fawr gopog

Literature

basis of record

van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 375-376

basis of record

Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London.

additional source

Worthy, T. (2009). Aves (Chordata). In: Gordon, D. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume One: Kingdom Animalia. 584 pp

additional source

Cattrijsse, A.; Vincx, M. (2001). Biodiversity of the benthos and the avifauna of the Belgian coastal waters: summary of data collected between 1970 and 1998. Sustainable Management of the North Sea. Federal Office for Scientific, Technical and Cultural Affairs: Brussel, Belgium. 48 pp.

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

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External Links

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Citation

Adriaens, P. (2012). Podiceps cristatus (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137182

Drs Cees Roselaar. Podiceps cristatus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96561

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

IUCN:
Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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2011-04-08 by Drs Cees Roselaar & by Peter Adriaens

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