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family

ducks, geese and swans
Anatidae Leach, 1820

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

Scientific synonyms

Anatinae Leach, 1820
Cereopseinae Vigors, 1825

Images

Branta ruficollis - Red-breasted Goose

Branta ruficollis - Red-breasted Goose

Author: Ivan Mikšík

Aix galericulata - Mandarin Duck

Aix galericulata - Mandarin Duck

Author: Monika Jelínková
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Included taxa

Number of records: 79

genus Aix Boie, 1828 - wood and mandarin ducks
genus Alopochen Stejneger, 1885
genus Amazonetta Boetticher, 1929
genus Anas Linnaeus, 1758
genus Anser Brisson, 1760
genus Asarcornis Salvadori, 1895
genus Aythya Boie, 1822
genus Biziura Stephens, 1824
genus Branta Scopoli, 1769
genus Bucephala Baird, 1858
genus Cairina Fleming, 1822
genus Callonetta Delacour, 1936
genus Camptorhynchus Bonaparte, 1838
genus Cereopsis Latham, 1802
genus Chen Boie, 1822
genus Chenonetta Brandt, 1836
genus Chloephaga Eyton, 1838
genus Clangula Leach, 1819
genus Coscoroba Reichenbach, 1853
genus Cyanochen Bonaparte, 1856
genus Cygnus Garsault, 1764 - swan
genus Dendrocygna Swainson, 1837
genus Heteronetta Salvadori, 1865
genus Histrionicus Lesson, 1828
genus Hymenolaimus Gray, 1843
genus Lophodytes Reichenbach, 1853
genus Lophonetta Riley, 1914
genus Malacorhynchus Swainson, 1831
genus Marmaronetta Reichenbach, 1853
genus Melanitta Boie, 1822
genus Merganetta Gould, 1842
genus Mergellus Selby, 1840
genus Mergus Linnaeus, 1758
genus Neochen Oberholser, 1918
genus Netta Kaup, 1829
genus Nettapus Brandt, 1836
genus Oxyura Bonaparte, 1828
genus Plectropterus Stephens, 1824
genus Polysticta Eyton, 1836
genus Pteronetta Salvadori, 1895
genus Radjah Reichenbach, 1853
genus Rhodonessa Reichenbach, 1853
genus Salvadorina Rothschild & Hartert, 1894
genus Sarkidiornis Eyton, 1838 - knob-billed ducks
genus Somateria Leach, 1819 - eiders
genus Speculanas Boetticher, 1929
genus Stictonetta Reichenbach, 1853
genus Tachyeres Owen, 1875
genus Tadorna Boie, 1822
genus Thalassornis Eyton, 1838

Unplaced taxa


Fossil taxa

genus Afrocygnus Louchart, Vignaus, Likius, Mackaye & Brunet, 2005
genus Aldabranas Harrison & Walker, 1978
genus Anabernicula Ross, 1935
genus Archaeocygnus De Vis, 1905
genus Brantadorna Howard, 1964
genus Chelychelynechen Olson & James, 1991 - Turtle-jawed moa-nalo
genus Chendytes Miller, 1925
genus Cygnavus Lambrecht, 1931
genus Cygnopterus Lambrecht, 1931
genus Dendrochen Miller, 1944
genus Eonessa Wetmore, 1938
genus Eremochen Brodkorb, 1961
genus Guguschia Aslanova & Burčak-Abramovič, 1968
genus Loxornis Ameghino, 1894 inc.sed.
genus Megalodytes Howard, 1992
genus Mionetta Livezey & Martin, 1988
genus Nannonetta Campbell, 1979
genus Paracygnopterus Harrison & Walker, 1979
genus Paracygnus Short, 1969
genus Presbychen Wetmore, 1930
genus Ptaiochen Olson & James, 1991
genus Romainvillia Lebedinský, 1927
genus Sinanas Yeh, 1980
genus Talpanas Olson & James, 2009
genus Teleornis Ameghino, 1899 inc.sed.
genus Thambetochen Olson & Wetmore, 1976
genus Wasonaka Howard, 1966

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [2e8bc8e6-d3d3-4e31-a656-4395d75ed46a]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Anatidae Leach, 1820]
Data retrieved on: 31 January 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [eb859809-1a04-4e5b-adc2-03f02252a623]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Anatinae Leach, 1820]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Anatidae]
FI Väisänen RA., Högmander H., Björklund H., Hänninen L., Lammin-Soila M., Lokki J. & Rauste V. (2006): Finnish Names of the Birds of the World (2nd edition) [http://www.birdlife.fi/lintuharrastus/ni...], BirdLife Suomi, Helsinki [as Anatidae]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Anatidae Leach, 1820]
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [as Anatidae]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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Explanations

extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon