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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnas capensis Gmelin, 1789 
AphiaID: 212711

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
Source  basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKaapse taling  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape teal  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcanard du Cap  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFahlente  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkapand  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh
Distribution 
From other sources
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]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (88 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (2 nucleotides; 4 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 44-48 cm. Plumage: brownish grey with wide pale edges to body feathers giving a scalloped appearance, head more ashy with fine speckling; speculum green broadly edged with white. Immature like adult but less mottles. Bare parts: iris yellow in male, orange brown in female <391>, light hazel, scarlet to orange <393>; bill rose pink with pale blue edges and tip; feet and legs dull yellow with dusky webs. Habitat: lagoons, estuaries and tidal flats, but mostly inland waters.<388><391><393> [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212711
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-09-02 12:38:17Z  changed  Depew, Lorna
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Anas capensis Gmelin, 1789. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212711 on 2014-08-23
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