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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOxyura 
AphiaID: 159099

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)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnatidae
Source  basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxyura jamaicensis (Gmelin, 1789)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxyura leucocephala (Scopoli, 1769)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxyura maccoa (Eyton, 1838)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxyura vittata (Philippi, 1860)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Males hold tails stiffly erect. Bills of breeding males blue. Swim with head and neck low in water. Good divers; remain submerged for prolonged periods. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Please remove. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159099
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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Oxyura. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159099 on 2014-08-02
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