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genus

Anhinga Brisson, 1760

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Suliformes »  family Anhingidae - darters

Scientific synonyms

Notoplotus Mathews, 1920
Plotus Linnaeus, C., 1766

Included taxa

Number of records: 12

species Anhinga anhinga (Linnaeus, 1766) - Anhinga

Anhinga anhinga

species Anhinga melanogaster Pennant, 1769 - Oriental Darter

Anhinga melanogaster

species Anhinga novaehollandiae (Gould, 1847) - Australian Darter

Anhinga novaehollandiae

species Anhinga rufa (Daudin, 1802) - African Darter

Anhinga rufa


Fossil taxa

species Anhinga fraileyi Campbell, 1996
species Anhinga grandis Martin & Mengel, 1975
species Anhinga hadarensis Brodkorb & Mourer-Chauvier
species Anhinga laticeps (De Vis, 1906)
species Anhinga malagurala Mackness, B., 1995
species Anhinga minuta Alvarenga & Guilherme, 2003
species Anhinga pannonica Lambrecht, 1916
species Anhinga subvolans Becker, 1986

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1279862]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Anhinga Brisson, 1760]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Australian Faunal Directory [722698ab-df37-4831-b447-d6bcef3191de]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Anhinga Brisson, 1760]
Data retrieved on: 6 February 2015
EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Anhinga Brisson, 1760]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021

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Explanations

extinct taxon