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Anas [platyrhynchos or diazi] (= Anas platyrhynchos) Linnaeus, 1758
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Order:
  Anseriformes
Family:
  Anatidae
Genus:
  Anas

Scientific:
  Anas platyrhynchos

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.125

Protonym:
  Anas platyrhynchos

Avibase ID:
  D6F5A788399B36E7

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175063

Geographic range:

  • Anas platyrhynchos platyrhynchos: Holarctic; winters to Mexico, North Africa, India and Borneo
  • Anas platyrhynchos conboschas: Coastal sw Greenland
  • Anas diazi: S Texas, New Mexico and Arizona south to central Mexico
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Mallard or Mexican Duck
Czech:
  kachna divoká
German:
  Stockente
Danish:
  Gråand
Spanish:
  Ánade Real
Finnish:
  sinisorsa
French:
  Canard colvert
Icelandic:
  Stokkönd
Italian:
  Germano reale
Japanese:
  magamo
Japanese:
  マガモ
Dutch:
  Wilde Eend
Norwegian:
  Stokkand
Polish:
  krzyżówka
Portuguese:
  Pato-real
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Mallard
Russian:
  Кряква
Slovak:
  kačica divá
Swedish:
  Gräsand
Chinese:
  绿头鸭


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   Mallard ( Anas boschas)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas boschas)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas boschas)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas boschas)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas boschas)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas boschas)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas boschas)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas boschas)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   Mallard ( Anas boschas)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas boschas)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas boschas)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas boschas)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas boschas)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas boschas)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas boschas)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Mallard or Mexican Duck ( Anas [platyrhynchos or diazi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Mallard or Mexican Duck ( Anas [platyrhynchos or diazi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Mallard or Mexican Duck ( Anas [platyrhynchos or diazi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Mallard or Mexican Duck ( Anas [platyrhynchos or diazi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Mallard or Mexican Duck ( Anas [platyrhynchos or diazi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Mallard or Mexican Duck ( Anas [platyrhynchos or diazi])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   Northern Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Canard colvert ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos)
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Mallard ( Anas platyrhynchos) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Anas platyrhynchos [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Anas platyrhynchos [sensu lato]

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Groenkopeend
Arabic: البُركة, البُركة بو الخصيف, الخضيري
Asturian: Coríu Rial
Azerbaijani: Yaşılbaş ördək
Belarusian: Качка-крыжанка, Крыжанка
Bulgarian: Зеленоглава патица
Bengali: নীলমাথা হাঁস
Breton: An houad-korz, Houad, Houad-korz
Catalan: Ànec collverd, Ànec coll-verd, Collverd, Coll-verd
Catalan (Balears): Collverd
Valencian: Coll-verd
Czech: Kachna divoká
Chuvash: Кăвакал-хай
Welsh: Cors hwyad, Corshwyaden, Garan hwyad, Hwyaden wyllt
Danish: Gråand
German: Laysanente, Stockente, Stockente-platyrhynchus
Greek: [prasinokefali], Πρασινοκέφαλη, Πρασινοκέφαλη Πάπια
Greek (Cypriot): Πρασινοτζέφαλη
English: Common mallard, Green-headed Duck, Green-headed mallard, Greenland, Mallard, Mallard Duck, Mallard or Mexican Duck, Mexican Duck, New Mexican Duck, Northern mallard
Esperanto: Platbeka anaso
Spanish: Anade Azulón, Ánade azulón, Anade real, Ánade Real, Azulón, Pato Cabeciverde, Pato de Collar, Pato Inglés, Pato Real
Spanish (Colombia): Pato doméstico, Pato Real
Spanish (Costa Rica): Pato Cabeciverde
Spanish (Cuba): Pato Inglés
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Pato Inglés
Spanish (Honduras): Pato de collar
Spanish (Mexico): Pato de Collar
Spanish (Nicaragua): Pato Cabeciverde
Estonian: sinikael-part
Basque: Ànec collverd, Basahate, Basahatea
Finnish: Heinä- eli sinisorsa, Sinisorsa
Faroese: Stokkont, Stokk-ont, Villdunna
French: Canard colvert, Canard colvert ou C. du Mexique, Canard malard
Friulian: Masurin, Mazar, Mazorin, Raze grande
Frisian: Wylde ein
Irish: Lacha Fhiáin, Mallard
Gaelic: Lach, Lacha Chinn Naine, Tunnag Fhiadhaich
Galician: Alavanco real, Ànec collverd, Lavanco, Pato real
Manx: Laagh Voirrey, Thunnag Feie
Haitian Creole French: Kanna kolvèt
Hebrew: ברכיה, ברכייה
Croatian: Divlja Patka
Hungarian: Tokés réce, Tõkés réce, Tőkés réce
Armenian: [Krnchan Bud ], Կռնչան Բադ
Indonesian: Itik kalung
Icelandic: Stokkönd
Italian: Germano reale
Inuktitut: Qeerlutooq
Japanese: Ao-kubi, Hon-gamo, magamo, Ma-gamo
Japanese: アオクビ, ホンガモ, マガモ
Japanese (Kanji): 本鴨, 真鴨, 青首
Georgian: გარეული იხვი
Khakas: Сас öртек, Чазы öртегi
Kazakh: Барылдауық үйрек
Kazakh (Transliteration): barıldawık üyrek
Korean: 청둥오리
Korean (Transliteration): cheongdung-ori
Kashmiri: [Nilij]
Cornish: Hos gwyls, Mallart
Latin: Anas [platyrhynchos or diazi], Anas boschas, Anas platyrhynchos, Anas platyrhynchos or diazi, Anas platyrhynchos platyrhynchos
Luxembourgish: Wëll Int
Ladin: Anera salvaria
Lithuanian: Didžioji antis
Latvian: Meža pīle
Macedonian: Дива патка, Патка глуварка
Mongolian: Зэрлэг нугас
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠵᠠᠷᠯᠢᠭ᠌ ᠨᠣᠭᠣᠰᠣ
Mongolian (Buryat): Һоно нугаһан
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠬᠡᠭᠡᠷ ᠵᠢᠨ ᠨᠣᠭᠣᠰᠣ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Зэрлэг нугас, Хээрийн нугас
Mongolian (Transliteration): hono nugahan, kheeriŋ nugas, zerleg nug as, zerleg nugas
Malay: Itik Melewar
Maltese: Kuluvert
Dutch: Wilde eend
Norwegian: Blåhals, Grasand, Stokkand
Polish: krzyzówka, Krzyżówka, Krzyżówka zwyczajna
Pinyin: chén wù, dà hóng-tuǐ yā, dà lǜ-tóu, dà má-yā, dà yě-yā, duì yā, fú, guān yā, lǜ-tóu yā, qīng biān, yě-wù, yě-yā
Portuguese: pato real, Pato-real
Romansh: Anda selvadia
Romanian: Divlio-ratsa, Divlio-ratsoy, Raţă mare
Romany: Divlio-ratsoy
Russian: Kryakva, Кряква, Кряква обыкновенная, Обыкновенная кряква
Sardinian: Anadi conca birdi, Conchirde, Testirde
Scots: Lach, Lacha chinn naine, Tounag
Northern Sami: Suoidnesuorsi
Slovak: Kačica divá
Slovenian: mlakarica, raca mlakarica
Albanian: Kuqla qafëgjelbër, Rosa e vëndit, Rosë e egër
Serbian: Divlja patka, divlja patka gluvara, gluvara, Глувара, Дивлја патка, Дивља патка, Патка глувара
Swedish: Gräsand
Thai: เป็ดมาลลาร์ด, เป็ดหัวเขียว
Thai (Transliteration): pèt hŭa-kʰĭaw, pèt maanlâad
Turkmen: yeşilbaş
Turkish: Yeşilbaş, Yeşilbaş Ördek, Барылдауық үйрек
Tuvinian: бос, Черлик өдурек, Чыргырааш өдурек
Ukrainian: Крижень
Vietnamese: Le le, Vịt cổ xanh, Vịt mỏ vàng, Vịt nước
Sorbian, Lower: Źiwa kacka
Sorbian, Upper: Dźiwja kačka
Chinese: [chen wu], [da hong-tui ya], [da ma-ya], [da ye-ya], [fu], [lu-tou ya], [qing bian], [ye-wu], [ye-ya], 凫, 大红腿鸭, 大绿头, 大野鸭, 大麻鸭, 官鸭, 对鸭, 晨骛, 沉骛, 綠頭鴨, 绿头鸭, 野骛, 野鸭, 青边
Chinese (Traditional): 大紅腿鴨, 大綠頭, 大野鴨, 大麻鴨, 官鴨, 對鴨, 晨騖, 沉騖, 綠頭鴨, 野騖, 野鴨, 青邊, 鳧
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 綠頭鴨
Chinese (Taiwan): [lu-tou ya], 綠頭鴨, 绿头鸭

 

         

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