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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Anseriformes
Familia: Anatidae
Subfamilia: Oxyurinae
Genus: Biziura
Species: Biziura lobata


Biziura Stephens, 1824

Vernacular names
Français: Érismatures

Biziura is a genus of stiff-tailed ducks endemic to Australasia and containing one living and one subfossil species.

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Biziura lobata - Sandford.jpg B. lobata Stephens, 1824 musk duck Widely distributed through south-eastern Australia, south-west Western Australia and the Murray-Darling Basin

†B. delautouri Forbes, 1892 – New Zealand musk duck – previously endemic to New Zealand, and occurring on both North and South Islands, but now extinct.


Worthy, Trevor H. (2002). "The New Zealand musk duck (Biziura delautouri Forbes, 1892)" (PDF). Notornis. 49 (1): 19–28. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-10-18.

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