Eaton’s Pintail / Anas eatoni

Eaton\'s Pintail / Anas eatoni

Eaton's Pintail

SCI Name:  Anas eatoni
Protonym:  Querquedula eatoni Ibis p.328
Category:  Anseriformes / Anatidae /
Taxonomy Code:  eatpin1
Type Locality:  Kerguelen Island.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1875
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

ANAS
(Anatidae; Ϯ Mallard A. platyrhynchos) L. anas, anatis  duck.  The Mallard is the wild ancestor of the farmyard duck and its many domesticated forms; "61. ANAS.  Rostrum lamelloso-dentatum, convexum, obtusum.  Lingua ciliata, obtusa." (Linnaeus 1758); "Anas Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. 10, p. 122. Type, by subsequent designation (Lesson, 1828, Man. Ornith., 2, p. 417), Anas boschas Linnaeus = Anas platyrhynchos Linnaeus." (Johnsgard in Peters, 1979, I, ed. 2, p. 460).  Linnaeus's Anas comprised thirty-nine species (A. Cygnus, A. Cygnoid, A. Tadorna, A. spectabilis, A. fusca, A. nigra, A. Anser, A. erythropus, A. canadensis, A. cærulescens, A. Bernicla, A. mollissima, A. moschata, A. bahamensis, A. Albeola, A. clypeata, A. platyrhynchos, A. strepera, A. bucephala, A. Clangula, A. rustica, A. perspicillata, A. Glaucion, A. Penelope, A. acuta, A. hyemalis, A. ferina, A. Querquedula, A. Crecca, A. histrionica, A. minuta, A. Circia, A. autumnalis, A. Boschas, A. adunca, A. galericulata, A. Sponsa, A. arborea, A. Fuligula).    
Var. Annas, AnosAnus, Asnas.   
Synon. Aethiopinetta, Afranas, Aldabranas, Archeoquerquedula, Boschas, Crecca, Dafila, Dafilonettion, Dafilula, Elasmonetta, Horizonetta, Melananas, Micronetta, Nesonetta, Nettion, Notonetta, Pachyanas, Paecilonitta, Phasianurus, Philippinetta, Polionetta, Trachelonetta, Virago, Xenonetta.

eatoni
● Revd. Alfred Edmond Eaton (1845-1929) English naturalist, explorer (Anas, syn. Pachyptila turtur).
● Warren Francis Eaton (1900-1936) US naturalist (syn. Strix virgata centralis).
● Lt. Dr George Francis Eaton (1872-1949) US Navy, palaeontologist, geologist (‡Sturnella neglecta).

SUBSPECIES

Eaton's Pintail (eatoni)
SCI Name: Anas eatoni eatoni
eatoni
● Revd. Alfred Edmond Eaton (1845-1929) English naturalist, explorer (Anas, syn. Pachyptila turtur).
● Warren Francis Eaton (1900-1936) US naturalist (syn. Strix virgata centralis).
● Lt. Dr George Francis Eaton (1872-1949) US Navy, palaeontologist, geologist (‡Sturnella neglecta).

Eaton's Pintail (drygalskii)
SCI Name: Anas eatoni drygalskii
drygalskii
Prof. Erich Dagobert von Drygalski (1865-1949) Prussian geophysicist, polar explorer (Anas).