Anas

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Anas
Female mallard nest - natures pics edit2.jpg
Female Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) wi bruid o young
Scienteefic classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Subfamily: Anatinae
Genus: Anas
Linnaeus, 1758
Type species
Anas platyrhynchos
Linnaeus, 1758
Species

40–50, see text

Anas is a genus o dabblin deuks. It includes mallards, wigeons, teals, pintails an shovelers in a nummer o subgenera. Some authorities prefer tae elevate the subgenera tae genus rank.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Carboneras, Carles (1992): Family Anatidae (Ducks, Geese and Swans). In: del Hoyo, Josep; Elliott, Andrew & Sargatal, Jordi (editors): Handbook of Birds of the World, Volume 1: Ostrich to Ducks: 536–629. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. ISBN 84-87334-10-5