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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAix sponsa (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 158938

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAves (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnseriformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnatidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAix (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAix
Sources  basis of record 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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCarolina-eend  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwood duck  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcanard branchu  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBrautente  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormiškinė antis  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΔενδρόπαπια  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrudeand  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrudeand  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkarolinka  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorкаролинская утка  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornevestica  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpato joyuyo  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrudand  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkarolin ördeği  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКаролінка  [details]
Environment marine, fresh
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (10 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1157 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (86 nucleotides; 25 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet eat the seeds of the trees in flooded timber or wooded swamps, occasionally feed in fields, eating various grains [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 18 1/2" (47 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution along eastern North America, from near the southern tip of Florida to northern Nova Scotia then west across Quebec and Ontario to the southern tip of Texas [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat wooded swamps and river bottomlands [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance game species [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators man [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds in southern Canada from Nova Scotia to British Columbia except the Plains, and south throughout the United States to Florida, Cuba, Texas and central California. Winters from the central United States and southern British Columbia to the Gulf States and Mexico. Eggs are laid between May and June. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158938
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
2011-04-27 09:01:37Z  changed  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Aix sponsa (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158938 on 2014-09-24
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