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Mergus Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Anseriformes »  family Anatidae - ducks, geese and swans


Included taxa

Number of records: 8

species Mergus australis Hombron & Jacquinot, 1841 - Auckland Islands Merganser
species Mergus connectens Jánossy, 1972
species Mergus floridanus Shufeldt
species Mergus merganser Linnaeus, 1758 - Goosander

Mergus merganser - Goosander

species Mergus octosetaceus Vieillot, 1817 - Brazilian Merganser
species Mergus serrator Linnaeus, 1758 - Red-breasted Merganser

Mergus serrator - Red-breasted Merganser

species Mergus squamatus Gould, 1864 - Scaly-sided Merganser

Mergus squamatus - Scaly-sided Merganser

Links and literature

EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [] [as Mergus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 11 April 2013

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extinct taxon