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Oriental Darter
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:
  CA0C901AF6DA9284

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/CA0C901A

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174758


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Anhinga melanogaster: India to SE Asia, Malay Archipelago and Philippine Islands
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Oriental Darter
Czech:
  anhinga rezavá
German:
  Orient-Schlangenhalsvogel
Danish:
  Indisk Slangehalsfugl
Spanish:
  Anhinga Asiática
Finnish:
  käärmekaula
French:
  Anhinga roux
Icelandic:
  Indíaskutli
Italian:
  Aninga comune
Japanese:
  ajiahebiu
Japanese:
  アジアヘビウ
Dutch:
  Indische Slangenhalsvogel
Norwegian:
  Skjeggslangehals
Polish:
  wezówka indyjska
Portuguese:
  Mergulhão-serpente
Russian:
  Змеешейка
Slovak:
  anhinga tmavobruchá
Swedish:
  indisk ormhalsfågel
Chinese:
  黑腹蛇鹈


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Anhinga roux ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
    Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
    Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
    Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
    Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
    Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
    Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
    Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
    Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
    Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
    Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
    Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Darter (Oriental) ( Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster)
eBird version 1.52:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Indian Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Indian Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
    Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
    Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
    Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
    Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
    Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
    Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
    Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
    Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
    Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
    Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Anhinga melanogaster [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Oriental Darter ( Anhinga melanogaster) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Anhinga [melanogaster, rufa or novaehollandiae] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Slanghalsvoël
Bengali: গয়ার
Catalan: Anhinga asiàtic, Anhinga de bigotis
Cebuano: sili-sili
Czech: Anhinga indomalajská, anhinga rezavá
Danish: Indisk Slangehalsfugl
German: Indien-Schlangenhalsvogel, Indischer Schlangenhalsvogel, Orient-Schlangenhalsvogel, Schlangenhalsvogel
English: Asian darter, Darter, Darter (Oriental), Eastern Darter, Indian Darter, Oriental Anhinga, Oriental Darter, Snake Bird
Spanish: Anhinga Asiática, Anhinga Común, Aninga Común, Aninga Común (Oriental), Aninga Oriental
Spanish (Spain): Anhinga Asiática
Estonian: aasia madukael
Finnish: Aasiankäärmekaula, Intiankäärmekaula, käärmekaula
French: Anhinga d'Afrique, Anhinga d'Asie, Anhinga du Sénégal, Anhinga indien, Anhinga roux, Anhinga roux (nominal), Anhinga roux (nominale), Anhinga roux (race nominale)
Hebrew: נחשון
Croatian: Zmijovrata
Hungarian: feketehasú kígyónyakúmadár
Indonesian: Burung Pecuk Ular, Burung Pecuk-ular Asia, Pecuk ular, Pecukular Asia, Pecuk-ular asia
Icelandic: Indíaskutli, Rauðskutli
Italian: Aninga asiatica, Aninga comune, Aninga indiana, Aninga orientale, Aninga rossa
Japanese: ajia hebi-u, ajiahebiu
Japanese: アジアヘビウ, アヂアヘビウ
Japanese (Kanji): アジア蛇鵜
Latin: Anhinga melanogaster, Anhinga melanogaster melanogaster
Lithuanian: Indijinis žalčiakaklis, Indijos žalčiakaklis, Indinis žalčiagalvis
Malagasy: Manarana, Manaranomby, Ragniboay, Vadimboay, Vorona lava ambozona
Malayalam: ചേരക്കോഴി
Malay: Burung Kosa, Burung Pependang Timur, Kosa
Dutch: Indische Slangehalsvogel, Indische Slangenhalsvogel, Slangenhalsvogel
Norwegian: Darter, Orientslangehals, Skjeggslangehals
Polish: wezówka indyjska, wężówka indyjska
Pinyin: hēi-fù shé-tí
Portuguese: Biguatinga de Pescoço Vermelho / Mergulhão-serpente, biguatinga-de-pescoço-vermelho / mergulhão-serpente, Mergulhão-serpente
Portuguese (Portugal): Mergulhão-serpente-oriental
Russian: Змеешейка, Змеешейка чернобрюхая, Индийская змеешейка, чернобрюхая змеешейка
Slovak: Anhinga tmavobruchá
Slovenian: afriški kačjevratnik
Serbian: Azijska zmijovrata
Swedish: Indisk ormhalsfågel, Ormhals
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: Doğu Yılanboyunu, Yılanboyun
Vietnamese: Chim Cổ rắn, Chim Điêng điểng, Cổ rắn, Cổ rắn, Điêng điểng
Chinese: 黑腹蛇鹈
Chinese (Traditional): 黑腹蛇鵜

 

         

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