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Knob-billed or Comb Duck
Sarkidiornis [melanotos or sylvicola] (= Sarkidiornis melanotos) (Pennant, 1769)
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Order:
  Anseriformes
Family:
  Anatidae
Genus:
  Sarkidiornis

Scientific:
  Sarkidiornis melanotos

Citation:
  (Pennant, 1769)

Reference:
  Indn.Zool. p.12 pl.11

Protonym:
  Anser melanotos

Avibase ID:
  2F902BE86667BD26

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 553913

Geographic range:

  • Sarkidiornis melanotos: Tropical Africa and Madagascar; India to s China
  • Sarkidiornis sylvicola: Tropical South America (east of the Andes) to n Argentina
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Knob-billed or Comb Duck
Czech:
  pižmovka hřebenatá
German:
  Glanzente
Danish:
  Knopgås
Spanish:
  Pato Crestudo
Finnish:
  kyhmysorsa
French:
  Canard à bosse ou C. sylvicole
Italian:
  Oca dal bernoccolo
Japanese:
  kobugamo
Japanese:
  コブガモ
Dutch:
  Knobbeleend
Norwegian:
  Kamand
Polish:
  dziwonos
Portuguese:
  Pato-de-crista
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Pato-de-crista
Russian:
  Гребенчатая утка
Slovak:
  hrebenatka škvrnitá
Swedish:
  Knöland
Chinese:
  瘤鸭


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Knob-billed or Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis [melanotos or sylvicola])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Knowb-billed or Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis [melanotos or sylvicola])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Knowb-billed or Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis [melanotos or sylvicola])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Knowb-billed or Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis [melanotos or sylvicola])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Knowb-billed or Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis [melanotos or sylvicola])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Knowb-billed or Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis [melanotos or sylvicola])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Sarcidiorne à bosse ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Canard à bosse ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Sarkidiornis melanotos [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Sarkidiornis melanotos [version 1]

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Afrikaans: Knobbeleend
Bengali: নাকতা হাঁস
Catalan: Ànec bec crestat
Czech: Pižmovka hrebenatá, pižmovka hřebenatá
Danish: Knopgås
German: Afrikanische Höckerglansgans, Glanzente, Höckerente
English: African Comb Duck, Black-backed Goose, Black-headed Goose, Carunculated Duck, Comb Duck, Knobbilled Duck, Knob-billed Duck, Knob-billed Goose, Knob-billed or Comb Duck, Knowb-billed or Comb Duck, Nakta
English (India): Comb Duck (Knob-billed Duck)
English (Kenya): Knob-billed Duck
Spanish: Pato Crestudo, Pato Cretudo, Pato ganso
Spanish (Argentine): Pato Crestudo, Pato Cretudo
Spanish (Bolivia): Pato crestudo
Spanish (Colombia): Pato Crestudo, Pato moñudo
Spanish (Spain): Pato Crestudo
Spanish (Panama): Pato Crestudo
Spanish (Peru): Pato Crestudo
Spanish (Paraguay): Pato ganso
Spanish (Uruguay): Pato Crestudo
Spanish (Venezuela): Pato de Moco
Estonian: kühmnokk-part
Finnish: Kyhmysorsa
French: Canard à bosse, Canard à bosse ou C. sylvicole, Canard casqué, Canard sarcidiorne, Canard-à-bosse bronzé, Sarcidiome, Sarcidiorne à bosse, Sarcidiorne à bosse ou S. sylvicole
French (AOU): Canard à bosse
Guarani: Ype tî apu'a
Hebrew: מקור-כפתור
Hungarian: bütykös fényréce
Italian: Oca becco bitorzoluto, Oca dal bernoccolo, Oca dal pettine, Sarcidiorne
Japanese: kobugamo, Kobu-gamo
Japanese: コブガモ
Japanese (Kanji): 瘤鴨
Kwangali: Nkuva
Latin: Sarkidiornis [melanotos or sylvicola], Sarkidiornis melanotos, Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos
Lithuanian: Gumbasnapė antis
Malagasy: Arosy, Ongongo, Tsivongo
Malayalam: മുഴയൻ താറാവ്
Malay: Itik Sisir
Dutch: Knobbeleend
Norwegian: Kamand, Knoppand
Polish: dziwonos, Dziwonos szaroboczny
Pinyin: liú yā
Portuguese: Pato-de-carúncula, Pato-de-crista, putrião
Portuguese (Brazil): Pato de Christa, Pato-de-crista
Portuguese (Portugal): Pato-de-crista
Russian: Гребенчатая утка, Шишконосый гусь
Slovak: hrebenatka škvrnitá, Kačica hrebenatá
Slovenian: Grbasta raca
Shona: Pura
Serbian: Češljasta patka
Swedish: Knöland
Swahili: Bata Bukini Nyundo
Tamil: Chendu Vathu
Thai: เป็ดหงส์
Thai (Transliteration): pèt hŏŋ
Tswana: Legôu
Turkish: Komp Ördeği
Tsonga: Patu ra nhova
Vietnamese: Vịt mồng
Chinese: 瘤鸭
Chinese (Traditional): 瘤鴨

 

         

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