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Species profile—Anas platyrhynchos (Anatidae)

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)
Species
Anas platyrhynchos (northern mallard)
Alternate name
mallard
Taxonomy Author
Linnaeus, 1758
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Endemicity
Introduced
Other resources
Atlas of Living Australia

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
20 October 2014
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