WoRMS taxon details

Anas acuta Linnaeus, 1758

158939  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158939)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Distribution North America Range extends from Labrador to the Gulf of Mexico  
Distribution North America Range extends from Labrador to the Gulf of Mexico [details]
WoRMS (2018). Anas acuta Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158939 on 2018-06-24
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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

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]   

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. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. 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 University of Michigan Museum of Zoology. Animal Diversity Web., available online at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/index.html [details]   

additional source Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p. [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]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [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 Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke. 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet feed on grain fields, including rice, wheat, barley, and oats. [details]

Dimensions Length: male 26" (66cm), female 20" (51 cm) [details]

Distribution North America Range extends from Labrador to the Gulf of Mexico [details]

Habitat marshes, ponds, lakes, rivers, canals, grain fields [details]

Importance game species [details]

Predators man, coyotes and bobcats; crows, foxes, gulls destroy nests [details]

Reproduction Breeds from eastern Greenland to Alaska and south to Pennsylvannia, Nebraska, and southern California. Eggs are laid between May to the end of June. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian rosa bishtgjelebishtrrabishtagjeli  [details]
Bulgarian Шилоопашата патица  [details]
Danish spidsand  [details]
Dutch pijlstaart  [details]
English pintailnorthern pintail  [details]
French canard pilet  [details]
German Spießente  [details]
Hebrew ברווז חד-זנב  [details]
Italian codone  [details]
Japanese オナガガモ  [details]
Lithuanian smailiauodegė antis  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Ψαλίδα του Βορρά  [details]
Norwegian stjertand  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål stjertand  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk stjertand  [details]
Polish rożeniecczuprynka  [details]
Romanian raţă suliţarraţa suliţar  [details]
Russian шилохвостьили шилохвосткаили шиленьили острохвост  [details]
Scottish Gaelic biorearrach  [details]
Slovenian dolgorepa raca  [details]
Spanish ánade rabudo  [details]
Swedish stjärtand  [details]
Turkish kılkuyrukkilkuyruk  [details]
Ukrainian Шилохвіст  [details]
Welsh hwyaden lostfain  [details]