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

Mergellus albellus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Mergus

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MergellusSelby, 1840accepted genus name

Species group names

Mergus albellus (Linnaeus, 1758) objective synonym
Mergus albellus (Linnaeus, 1758) synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): lappfiskand sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: lille skallesluger sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English-United States: Smew sources: Charles Hussey
 French: harle piette 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.
 German: Zwergsäger sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Νανοπρίστης sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Israel (Hebrew): מרגון גמד sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: pesciaiola sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: mažasis dančiasnapis sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: lappfiskand sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: lappfiskand sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 129
 Norwegian Nynorsk: lappfiskand sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 129
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): lappfiskand sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: bielaczek sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: или белый гоголь (устар.); луток sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: mali žagar sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: serreta chica sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: sutlabi sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Крех малий; Луток sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: lleian wen

Literature

basis of record

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.

Genbank

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External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Adriaens, P. (2011). Mergellus albellus (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:232039

Drs Cees Roselaar. Mergellus albellus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96549

Image

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


not marine, fresh

Importance

EU Birds Directive:
Annex I 2009This species is the subject of special conservation measures concerning their habitat in order to ensure their survival and reproduction in their area of distribution, according to Annex I of the EU Bird Directive 2009/147/EC.
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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