Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Anseriformes > Family Anatidae > Genus Aix

Aix sponsa (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Anas Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AixBoie, 1822accepted genus name

Species group names

Anas sponsa Linnaeus, 1758 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): brudeand sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: Carolina-eend sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English: wood duck sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 English-United States: Wood Duck sources: Charles Hussey
 French: canard branchu sources: Avibase - the world bird database
 German: Brautente sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Δενδρόπαπια sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: miškinė antis sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: brudeand sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 128
 Norwegian Nynorsk: brudeand sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 128
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): brudeand sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: karolinka sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: каролинская утка sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: nevestica sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: pato joyuyo sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: brudand sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: karolin ördeği sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Каролінка

Literature

basis of record

Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p.

basis of record

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

basis of record

Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p.

basis of record

ITIS database

basis of record

Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p.

basis of record

Field Guide to Birds of North America 1983

basis of record

Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station.

basis of record

Peterson, R.T. and V.M. Peterson. 2002. A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p.

basis of record

University of Michigan Museum of Zoology. Animal Diversity Web.

additional source

Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

Genbank

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External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Adriaens, P. (2011). Aix sponsa (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:158938

Drs Cees Roselaar. Aix sponsa (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96494

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


not marine, fresh

Importance

no data

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GUID

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158938
urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:96494

Last modified

2011-04-27 by Drs Cees Roselaar & by Peter Adriaens

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