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Black Scoter

Melanitta americana (Swainson, 1832)

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Species concept Howard and Moore 1st editionHoward and Moore 2nd editionHoward and Moore 3rd edition (as published)Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8)Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2)
Melanitta [nigra or americana]  
 
Melanitta nigra
Black Scoter
Melanitta nigra
Black Scoter
Melanitta nigra
Black Scoter
 
 
* Melanitta nigra  
 
Melanitta nigra nigra
 
Melanitta nigra nigra
 
Melanitta nigra nigra
 
Melanitta nigra
Common Scoter
* Melanitta americana  
 
Melanitta nigra americana
 
Melanitta nigra americana
 
Melanitta nigra americana
 
Melanitta americana
Black Scoter

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