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

Anas acuta Linnaeus, 1758

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AnasLinnaeus, 1758accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: bishtagjeli; bishtrra; rosa bishtgjele 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): stjertand sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Bulgarian: Шилоопашата патица sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: spidsand sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: pijlstaart
 English: northern pintail; pintail sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS);PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English-United States: Northern Pintail; Pintail sources: Charles Hussey
 French: canard pilet 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: biorearrach sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Galician: Biorearrach
 German: Spießente sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Ψαλίδα του Βορρά sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Irish: Biorearrach sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Israel (Hebrew): ברווז חד-זנב sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: codone sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: smailiauodegė antis sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: stjertand sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: stjertand sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 126
 Norwegian Nynorsk: stjertand sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 126
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): stjertand sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: czuprynka; rożeniec sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Romanian: raţa suliţar; raţă suliţar sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: или острохвост; или шилень; или шилохвостка; шилохвость sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: dolgorepa raca sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: ánade rabudo sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: stjärtand sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: kilkuyruk; kılkuyruk sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Шилохвіст sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: hwyaden lostfain

Literature

original description

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Adriaens, P. (2011). Anas acuta 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:158939

Drs Cees Roselaar. Anas acuta Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96504

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


not marine, fresh

Importance

EU Birds Directive:
Annex II/A 2009This species may be hunted under national legislation and in the geographical sea and land area where this Directive applies, as long as it does not jeopardise conservation efforts in their distribution area, according to Annex II/A of the EU Bird Directive 2009/147/EC.
AnnexIII/B 2009
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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