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Oriental, African or Australian Darter

Anhinga [melanogaster, rufa or novaehollandiae] (= Anhinga melanogaster) Pennant, 1769




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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Anhingidae
Genus:
  Anhinga

Scientific:
  Anhinga melanogaster

Citation:
  Pennant, 1769

Reference:
  Indn.Zool. p.13 pl.12

Protonym:
  Anhinga melanogaster

Avibase ID:
  C9D17F74A4C385CF

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C9D17F74

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174758

Geographic range:

  • Anhinga rufa [rufa or chantrei]: Africa south of the Sahara and Middle East
  • Anhinga rufa vulsini: Madagascar
  • Anhinga melanogaster: India to SE Asia, Malay Archipelago and Philippine Islands
  • Anhinga novaehollandiae: Australia to Lesser Sundas, Moluccas and New Guinea
English:
Oriental, African or Australian Darter
Catalan:
Anhinga asiàtic
Czech:
anhinga rezavá
Danish:
Indisk Slangehalsfugl
German:
Schlangenhalsvogel
Spanish:
Anhinga Común
Finnish:
käärmekaula
French:
Anhinga roux, A. d'Afrique ou A. d'Australie
Hungarian:
feketehasú kígyónyakúmadár
Icelandic:
Rauðskutli
Italian:
Aninga africana
Japanese:
afurikahebiu
Japanese:
アフリカヘビウ
Lithuanian:
Indijos žalčiakaklis
Dutch:
Afrikaanse Slangenhalsvogel
Norwegian:
Skjeggslangehals
Polish:
wezówka indyjska
Portuguese:
Mergulhão-serpente
Russian:
Змеешейка
Slovak:
anhinga tmavobruchá
Swedish:
Indisk ormhalsfågel
Ukrainian:
Змієшийка чорночерева
Chinese:
黑腹蛇鹈
Chinese (Traditional):
黑腹蛇鵜


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Oriental, African or Australian Darter ( Anhinga [melanogaster, rufa or novaehollandiae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Oriental, African or Australian Darter ( Anhinga [melanogaster, rufa or novaehollandiae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Oriental, African or Australian Darter ( Anhinga [melanogaster, rufa or novaehollandiae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Oriental, African or Australian Darter ( Anhinga [melanogaster, rufa or novaehollandiae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Oriental, African or Australian Darter ( Anhinga [melanogaster, rufa or novaehollandiae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Oriental, African or Australian Darter ( Anhinga [melanogaster, rufa or novaehollandiae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Oriental, African or Australian Darter ( Anhinga [melanogaster, rufa or novaehollandiae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Oriental, African or Australian Darter ( Anhinga [melanogaster, rufa or novaehollandiae])
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Anhinga roux ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Anhinga melanogaster [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Anhinga melanogaster [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Anhinga melanogaster [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Slanghalsvoël
Bengali: গয়ার
Catalan: Anhinga asiàtic
Cebuano: sili-sili
Czech: Anhinga rezavá
Danish: Indisk Slangehalsfugl
German: Indischer Schlangenhalsvogel, Schlangenhalsvogel
English: Asian darter, Darter, Darter sp., Indian Darter, Oriental Darter, Oriental, African or Australian Darter
Spanish: Anhinga Común, Aninga Común
Estonian: aafrika madukael
Finnish: Afrikankäärmekaula, käärmekaula
French: Anhinga roux, Anhinga roux, A. d'Afrique ou A. d'Australie
Hebrew: נחשון
Hungarian: feketehasú kígyónyakúmadár
Indonesian: Burung Pecuk Ular, Burung Pecuk-ular Asia, Pecuk ular, Pecukular Asia, Pecuk-ular asia
Icelandic: Rauðskutli
Italian: Aninga africana
Japanese: afurikahebiu, ajia hebi-u
Japanese: アジアヘビウ, アフリカヘビウ
Japanese (Kanji): アジア蛇鵜
Scientific: Anhinga [melanogaster, rufa or novaehollandiae], Anhinga melanogaster, Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster
Lithuanian: Indijos žalčiakaklis
Malagasy: Manarana, Manaranomby, Ragniboay, Vadimboay, Vorona lava ambozona
Malay: Burung Kosa, Burung Pependang Timur, Kosa
Nepali: सुइरोठू“डे
Dutch: Afrikaanse Slangenhalsvogel, Indische Slangenhalsvogel
Norwegian: Darter, Orientslangehals, Skjeggslangehals
Polish: wezówka indyjska, wężówka indyjska
Pinyin: hēi-fù shé-tí
Portuguese: Mergulhão-serpente
Russian: Змеешейка, Змеешейка индийская, Индийская змеешейка, чернобрюхая змеешейка
Slovak: Anhinga tmavobruchá
Slovenian: afriški kačjevratnik
Swedish: Afrikansk ormhalsfågel, Indisk ormhalsfågel
Swahili: Mbizi
Tamil: Pambu Thara
Thai: นกงั่ว, นกร้า, นกสร้อยอีร้า, นกอ้ายงั่ว, นกอีร้า
Thai (Transliteration): nók âay-ŋûa, nók ii-ráa, nók ŋûa, nók ráa, nók sôaay ii-ráa
Turkish: Yılanboyun
Ukrainian: Змієшийка чорночерева
Vietnamese: Chim Cổ rắn, Chim Điêng điểng
Chinese: 黑腹蛇鹈
Chinese (Traditional): 黑腹蛇鵜

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