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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas penelope Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 159168

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 editorAnas (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnas Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  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://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrosa kryekuqeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrosa kokëmadheUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrosa e detitUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkryekuqja e madhe  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpibeand  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsmient  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwigeonUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwidgeonUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEurasian wigeon  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcanard siffleur  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPfeifente  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorברווז צהוב-מצח  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfischione  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcyplė  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΕυρωπαϊκό Σφυριχτάρι  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrunnakke  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrunnakke  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrunnakke  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorświstun  [details]
Romanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorraţă fluierătoareUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorraţa fluierătoare  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorсвиязьUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorсвиягаUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorсвистунUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorили свищ  [details]
Scottish Gaelic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlacha rua  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoržvižgavka  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsilbón europeo  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbläsand  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfivu  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorСвищ  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorchwiwell  [details]
Environment marine, fresh
Distribution 
From other sources
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPolish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
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]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (9 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (630 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (97 nucleotides; 77 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 editorDescription Length: 45-51 cm. Plumage: body vermiculated grey; head chestnut with buffy-cream forehead and crown and pinkish chest; flight feathers , tail and undertail coverts black with a white line dividing undertail coverts from grey flanks; speculum green and black. Eclipse male and female greyish or rufous brown (male with rich chestnut breast and sides) with paler edges to feathers; head paler with black around eyes; belly white and prominent white forewing in all plumages. Immature like female. Bare parts: iris brown; bill pale blue grey with darker edges and tip; feet and legs dark grey. Habitat: salt marshes, tidal flats, estuaries, or lagoons; also inland waters; space and good visibility required.<388><391> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 20" (51 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America; regular visitor to the Atlantic Provinces [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds in Eurasia from Iceland to eastern Asia and winters south to central Africa, southern Asia, and the East Indies. [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Wigeon (Anas penelope)
Wigeon (Anas penelope)
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159168
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Anas penelope Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159168 on 2014-04-24
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