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Species profile—Nettapus coromandelianus (cotton pygmy-goose)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Anatidae (geese, swans and ducks) → Nettapus coromandelianus (cotton pygmy-goose)

Photo of Nettapus coromandelianus (cotton pygmy-goose) - Stewart, D.,2013
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Anatidae (geese, swans and ducks)
Scientific name
Nettapus coromandelianus (Gmelin, 1789)
Common name
cotton pygmy-goose
Type reference
Gmelin, G.F. (1789). Systema Naturae, & c. Linneai, Caroli. Edito decima tertia, aucta reformata, cura J. F. Gmelin.
WildNet taxon ID
1982
Alternate name(s)
cotton teal
white-quilled pygmy-goose
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Aquatic & Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1982

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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