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Knob-billed Duck
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:
  3948131B5C866873

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3948131B

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 553913

Geographic range:

  • Sarkidiornis melanotos: Tropical Africa and Madagascar; India to s China
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Knob-billed Duck
Czech:
  pižmovka hřebenatá
German:
  Glanzente
Danish:
  Knopgås
Spanish:
  Pato crestudo afroasiático
Finnish:
  kyhmysorsa
French:
  Canard à bosse
Italian:
  Oca dal bernoccolo
Japanese:
  kobugamo
Japanese:
  コブガモ
Dutch:
  Knobbeleend
Norwegian:
  Kamand
Polish:
  dziwonos szaroboczny
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:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   African Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   African Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   African Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   African Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   African Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Knob-billed Goose ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Comb Duck (Old World) ( Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos)
eBird version 1.53:
   Comb Duck (Old World) ( Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos)
eBird version 1.54:
   Comb Duck (Old World) ( Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos)
eBird version 1.55:
   Comb Duck (Old World) ( Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos)
eBird version 2015:
   Comb Duck (Old World) ( Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos)
eBird version 2016:
   Comb Duck (Old World) ( Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos)
eBird version 2017:
   Comb Duck (Old World) ( Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos)
eBird version 2018:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   African Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   African Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   African Comb Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Knob-billed Duck ( Sarkidiornis melanotos) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Sarkidiornis melanota [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Sarkidiornis melanotos [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Sarkidiornis [melanotos or sylvicola] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Knobbeleend
Bengali: নাকতা হাঁস
Catalan: Ànec bec crestat, Ànec bec-crestat, Ànec bec-crestat africà, Ànec de bec crestat
Czech: pižmovka hřebenatá
Danish: Afrikansk Knopgås, Knopgås
German: Glanzente
English: African Comb Duck, African Comb-Duck, Comb duck, Comb Duck (Old World), Knob-billed duck, Knob-billed Goose, Nakta, Nakta Duck, Old world comb Duck
English (Kenya): Knob-billed Duck (Old World)
Spanish: Ganso de Espolón, Pato arrocero, Pato crestudo, Pato crestudo (melanotos), Pato crestudo afroasiático, Pato Crestudo Común
Spanish (Argentine): Pato Cretudo
Spanish (Bolivia): Pato crestudo
Spanish (Colombia): Pato Crestudo
Spanish (Spain): Pato Crestudo (melanotos)
Spanish (Panama): Pato Crestudo (melanotos)
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 (melanotos), Canard casqué, Canard-à-bosse bronzé, Sarcidiome, Sarcidiorne à bosse, Sarcidiorne à bosse (nominal), Sarcidiorne d‘Afrique
French (AOU): Canard à bosse (nominal)
Guarani: Ype tî apu'a
Hebrew: מקור-כפתור
Hungarian: bütykös fényréce
Italian: Anatra bernoccoluta, Oca dal bernoccolo
Japanese: kobugamo, kobu-gamo, kobugamo (melanotos)
Japanese: コブガモ, コブガモ (melanotos)
Japanese (Kanji): 瘤鴨
Kwangali: Nkuva
Latin: Anser melanotos, Sarkidiornis melanota, Sarkidiornis melanotos, Sarkidiornis melanotos melanotos
Lithuanian: Gumbasnapė antis
Latvian: paugurknābja pīle
Malagasy: Tsivongo
Malay: Itik Sisir
Dutch: Knobbeleend, Knobbeleend (Oude wereld)
Norwegian: Kamand, kamand (melanotos)
Polish: dziwonos, dziwonos szaroboczny
Pinyin: liú yā
Portuguese: pato-de-carúncula, Pato-de-crista, Pato-de-crista (Pato-de-carúncula)
Portuguese (Brazil): Pato-de-crista, pato-de-crista (melanotos)
Russian: Гребенчатая утка
Slovak: hrebenatka škvrnitá, Kačica hrebenatá
Slovenian: Grbasta raca
Shona: Pura
Swedish: Knöland
Swahili: Bata Bukini Nyundo
Tamil: Chendu Vathu
Thai: เป็ดหงส์, เป็ดหงส์ (melanotos)
Thai (Transliteration): pèt hŏŋ
Tswana: Legôu
Turkish: Komp Ördeği, Taraklı Kaz
Tsonga: Patu ra nhova
Vietnamese: Vịt mồng
Chinese: 瘤鸭, 瘤鸭(旧大陆)
Chinese (Traditional): 瘤鴨

 

         

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