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Species profile—Anas platyrhynchos (northern mallard)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Anatidae (geese, swans and ducks) → Anas platyrhynchos (northern mallard)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Anatidae (geese, swans and ducks)
Scientific name
Anas platyrhynchos Linnaeus, 1758
Common name
northern mallard
WildNet taxon ID
1994
Alternate name(s)
mallard
Conservation significant
No
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Endemicity
Introduced
Pest status
Feral Animal
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=1994

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
7 September 2021
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