WoRMS taxon details

Somateria mollissima (Linnaeus, 1758)

137074  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137074)

accepted
Species
Anas mollissima Linnaeus, 1758 (superseded original combination)
marine
(ofAnas mollissima Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 124 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Distribution North America; from Greenland to Virginia  
Distribution North America; from Greenland to Virginia [details]
WoRMS (2018). Somateria mollissima (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137074 on 2018-10-15
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
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original description  (ofAnas mollissima Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 124 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 375-376 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p. [details]   

additional source  Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source  Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

additional source  Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

additional source  Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. <em>Fifth Edition.</em> Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p. [details]   

additional source  Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p. [details]   

additional source  Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p. [details]   

additional source  Costello, M.J.; Emblow, C.; White, R. (Ed.). (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50. Muséum national d'Histoire Naturelle: Paris, France. ISBN 2-85653-538-0. 463 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source  Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source  Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

additional source  Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Dimensions Length: 24" (61 cm) [details]

Distribution North America; from Greenland to Virginia [details]

Reproduction Breeds from Greenland, the arctic islands, and Alaska south along the coast to Nova Scotia and Maine. Winters as far north as there is open water and south on the Atlantic coast as far North Carolina. Eggs laid from middle May to middle July. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian pata e detit  [details]
Bulgarian Обикновена гага  [details]
Danish ederfugl  [details]
Dutch eidereendeider  [details]
English eider duckeidercommon eider  [details]
French eider communeider à duvet  [details]
German Eiderente  [details]
Icelandic aeduraedarfugl  [details]
Italian edredone  [details]
Lithuanian paprastoji gaga  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Κοινή Πουπουλόπαπια  [details]
Norwegian Ærfugl  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål ærfugl  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk ærfugl  [details]
Polish edredon  [details]
Romanian eiderul  [details]
Russian обыкновенная гага  [details]
Slovenian gaga  [details]
Spanish eider común  [details]
Swedish ejder  [details]
Turkish pufla kazıpufla kazi  [details]
Ukrainian Пухівка (Звичайна гага)пухівкаЗвичайна гагаГага звичайна  [details]
Welsh hwyaden fwythblu  [details]