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Nettapus auritus

Nettapus auritus (*)

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: Anatinae
Genus: Nettapus
Species: Nettapus auritus


Nettapus auritus (Boddaert, 1783)

Vernacular names
Česky: Kachnička pestrá
English: African Pygmy Goose
Français: Anserelle naine
Magyar: Afrikai törpelúd
日本語: アフリカマメガン
‪Norsk (bokmål)‬: Praktdvergand
Русский: Африканский карликовый гусь

The African Pygmy Goose (Nettapus auritus) is a small perching duck which breeds in sub-Saharan Africa. It is one of the species to which the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) applies.


* BirdLife International (2004). Nettapus auritus. 2006. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. www.iucnredlist.org. Retrieved on 11 May 2006. Database entry includes justification for why this species is of least concern

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