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Common Eider (borealis)

Somateria mollissima borealis (Brehm, CL, 1824)




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Classification
Order:
  Anseriformes
Family:
  Anatidae
Genus:
   Somateria
Scientific:
  Somateria mollissima borealis


Original description

Citation:
  (Brehm, CL, 1824)

Reference:
  LehrbuchNaturgesch.[Brehm] p.813

Protonym:
  Platypus borealis

Link:
  https://books.google.ca/books?id=06Y-AAAAcAAJ&pg=PA813


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  AF9131963475EBF7

Avibase ID:
  avibase-AF913196

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/AF913196


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175156

Geographic range:

  • Somateria mollissima borealis: breeds northeastern Arctic Canada, Greenland, and Iceland to Franz Josef Land; winters from Iceland and southern Greenland to the Maritime Provinces (Canada)
English:
Common Eider (borealis)
French:
Eider à duvet (borealis)


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
Somateria mollissima borealis
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Somateria mollissima borealis
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Somateria mollissima borealis
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Common Eider (borealis) ( Somateria mollissima borealis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Common Eider (Boreal) ( Somateria mollissima borealis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Common Eider (Boreal) ( Somateria mollissima borealis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Common Eider (Boreal) ( Somateria mollissima borealis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Common Eider (Boreal) ( Somateria mollissima borealis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Common Eider (Boreal) ( Somateria mollissima borealis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Common Eider (Boreal) ( Somateria mollissima borealis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Common Eider (Boreal) ( Somateria mollissima borealis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Common Eider (Boreal) ( Somateria mollissima borealis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Common Eider (Boreal) ( Somateria mollissima borealis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Common Eider (Boreal) ( Somateria mollissima borealis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Common Eider (Boreal) ( Somateria mollissima borealis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Common Eider (Boreal) ( Somateria mollissima borealis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Common Eider (Boreal) ( Somateria mollissima borealis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Common Eider (Northern) ( Somateria mollissima borealis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Common Eider (Northern) ( Somateria mollissima borealis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Common Eider (Northern) ( Somateria mollissima borealis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Common Eider (Northern) ( Somateria mollissima borealis) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Common Eider (Northern) ( Somateria mollissima borealis) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Common Eider (Northern) ( Somateria mollissima borealis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Somateria mollissima borealis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies

This taxon is a subspecies of Somateria mollissima [mollissima or borealis]

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Other synonyms


Arabic: ايدر شائع (borealis)
Asturian: Éider común (borealis)
Bulgarian: Обикновена гага (ssp. borealis)
Catalan: Èider comú (borealis)
Czech: kajka mořská (ssp. borealis)
Danish: Ederfugl, Arktisk (ssp. borealis)
German: Eiderente (borealis), Kanadische Eiderente
Greek: Πουπουλόπαπια (borealis)
English: Canada eider, Common Eider (Boreal), Common Eider (borealis), Common Eider (Northern), Greenland Eider, North Atlantic Common Eider, Northern eider
English, HBW: Common Eider (Northern)
English (IOC): Common Eider (Northern)
English (United States): Common Eider (Northern)
Spanish: Eider Común (borealis), Éider Común (borealis)
Spanish (Spain): Eider Común (borealis), Éider común (borealis)
Spanish (HBW): Common Eider (Northern)
Basque: Eider arrunta (borealis)
Finnish: haahka (borealis)
French: Eider à duvet, Eider à duvet (boréale), Eider à duvet (borealis), Eider à duvet (forme boréale), Eider boréal
Galician: Éider común (borealis)
Hebrew: אדרית שחורת-כיפה (צפונית)
Hungarian: Pehelyréce (Északi)
Icelandic: Æðarfugl (borealis)
Japanese (romaji): honkewatagamo (borealis)
Japanese: ホンケワタガモ (borealis), ホンケワタガモ(borealis)
Scientific: Platypus borealis, Somateria mollissima borealis
Lithuanian: Paprastoji gaga (borealis)
Dutch: Eider (Noordelijke)
Norwegian: Ærfugl (borealis), Ærfugl, underarten borealis
Polish: edredon (borealis)
Portuguese (Portugal): Êider (borealis), eider-comum (borealis)
Russian: Гага (borealis)
Slovak: kajka polárna, kajka polárna (skup.)
Slovenian: Gaga (borealis), Gaga (Severna)
Serbian: Gavka (borealis)
Swedish: ejder (borealis)
Turkish: Pufla (borealis)

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