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White-backed Duck

Thalassornis leuconotus Eyton, 1838

The White-backed Duck (Thalassornis leuconotus) is a waterbird of the family Anatidae. It is distinct from all other ducks, but most closely related to the whistling ducks in the subfamily Dendrocygninae, though also showing some similarities to the stiff-tailed ducks in the subfamily Oxyurinae. It is the only member of the genus Thalassornis. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Anseriformes
Family:
  Anatidae
Genus:
  Thalassornis

Scientific:
  Thalassornis leuconotus

Citation:
  Eyton, 1838

Reference:
  Monogr.Anatidae p.168

Protonym:
  Thalassornis leuconotus

Avibase ID:
  2EEDACD56C704AE5

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2EEDACD5

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175253

Geographic range:

  • Thalassornis leuconotus leuconotus: Locally in Africa south of the Sahara
  • Thalassornis leuconotus insularis: Locally in aquatic lowlands of Madagascar
English:
White-backed Duck
Czech:
husička krátkoocasá
German:
Weißrücken-Pfeifgans
Danish:
Lappedykkerand
Spanish:
Pato Dorsiblanco
Finnish:
lampisorsa
French:
Dendrocygne à dos blanc
Icelandic:
Söðulblístra
Italian:
Anatra dorsobianco
Japanese:
koshijirogamo
Japanese:
コシジロガモ
Dutch:
Witrugeend
Norwegian:
Hvitryggand
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kvitryggand
Polish:
pokraczka
Portuguese:
Pato-de-dorso-branco
Russian:
Белоспинная савка
Slovak:
stromárka jarabá
Swedish:
vitryggig and
Ukrainian:
Стромярка
Chinese:
白背鸭


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
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African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Dendrocygne à dos blanc ( Thalassornis leuconotus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Dendrocygne à dos blanc ( Thalassornis leuconotus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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James Lee Peters:
Thalassornis leuconotus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Thalassornis leuconotus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Thalassornis leuconotus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Witrugeend
Catalan: Ànec cabusset
Czech: husička krátkoocasá, Kachnice belohrbetá
Danish: Lappedykkerand
German: Weißrückenente, Weißrucken-Pfeifgans, Weißrücken-Pfeifgans
English: White backed Duck, Whitebacked Duck, White-backed Duck, White-backed Whistling Duck, White-backed Whistling-Duck
English (IOC): White-backed Duck
English (Kenya): White-backed Duck
Spanish: Pato de Lomo Blanco, Pato Dorsiblanco
Spanish (Spain): Pato Dorsiblanco
Spanish (HBW): White-backed Duck
Estonian: püttpart
Finnish: lampisorsa, Valkoselkäsorsa
French: Canard à dos blanc, Dendrocygne à dos blanc, Erismature à dos blanc, Érismature à dos blanc
Hebrew: ברווז לבן גב
Hungarian: vöcsökréce
Icelandic: Söðulblístra
Italian: Anatra dal dorso bianco, Anatra dorsobianco
Japanese: koshijirogamo
Japanese: コシジロガモ
Scientific: Thalassornis leuconotos, Thalassornis leuconotus, Thalassornis leuconotus leuconotus
Lithuanian: Baltanugarė antis
Malagasy: Bedoka, Behola, Beloha, Danamona, Maheriloha, Salapiko
Dutch: Witrugeend
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kvitryggand
Norwegian: Hvitryggand
Polish: pokraczka
Portuguese: Pato-de-dorso-branco
Russian: Белоспинная савка, Белоспинная утка
Slovak: Stromárka jarabá
Shona: Dada
Serbian: Beloleđa patka
Sotho, Southern: Letata
Swedish: Vitryggad and, vitryggig and
Swahili: Kotwe
Turkish: Ak Sırtlı Ördek
Tsonga: Sekwa
Ukrainian: Стромярка
Xhosa: Idada
Chinese: 白背鸭
Chinese (Traditional): 白背鴨

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