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genus

swan
Cygnus Bechstein, 1803

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Anseriformes

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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 16

species Cygnus atavus (Fraas, 1870)
species Cygnus atratus (Latham, 1790) - Black Swan

Cygnus atratus - Black Swan

species Cygnus buccinator Richardson, 1832 - Trumpeter Swan

Cygnus buccinator - Trumpeter Swan

species Cygnus columbianus (Ord, 1815) - Tundra Swan

Cygnus columbianus - Tundra Swan

species Cygnus csakvarensis (Lambrecht, 1933)
species Cygnus cygnus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Whooper Swan

Cygnus cygnus - Whooper Swan

species Cygnus equitum Bate, 1916
species Cygnus falconeri Parker, 1865
species Cygnus hibbardi Brodkorb, 1958
species Cygnus lacustris De Vis, 1906
species Cygnus liskunae (Kuročkin, 1976)
species Cygnus mariae Bickart, 1990
species Cygnus melanocoryphus (Molina, 1782) - Black-necked Swan

Cygnus melanocoryphus - Black-necked Swan

species Cygnus olor (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) - Mute Swan

Cygnus olor - Mute Swan

species Cygnus paloregonus Cope, 1878
species Cygnus verae Bojev, 2000

Links and literature

EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Cygnus Garsault, 1764]
Data retrieved on: 11 April 2013

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Explanations

extinct taxon