Mottled Duck / Anas fulvigula

Mottled Duck / Anas fulvigula

Mottled Duck

SCI Name:  Anas fulvigula
Protonym:  Anas obscura var. fulvigula Am.Nat. 8 p.111
Category:  Anseriformes / Anatidae /
Taxonomy Code:  motduc
Type Locality:  St. John''s River, Florida.
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Publish Year:  1874
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.

fulvigula
L. fulvus brown, tawny; gula throat.

SUBSPECIES

Mottled Duck (Florida)
SCI Name: Anas fulvigula fulvigula
fulvigula
L. fulvus brown, tawny; gula throat.

Mottled Duck (Gulf Coast)
SCI Name: Anas fulvigula maculosa
maculosa / maculosus
L. maculosus  spotted  < maculare  to make spotted  < macula  spot.
● ex “Patch-necked Humming-bird” of Latham 1787 (syn. Chrysolampis mosquitus).
● ex “Pic de l’Encénade” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 748, fig. 1 (syn. Dendrocopos mixtus).
● ex “Yellow-rumped Fly-catcher” of Edwards 1758, “Ficedula pensilvanica naevia” of Brisson 1760, “Figuier à tête cendrée” of de Buffon 7170-1783, and “Yellow-rumped Warbler” of Latham 1783 and Pennant 1785 (syn. Dendroica magnolia).
● ex “Hirondelle tachetée de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 546, fig. 1 (unident: ?Iridoprocne albiventer).
● ex “Ynambúi” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 327 (Nothura).
● ex “Paloma cobijas manchadas” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 318 (Patagioenas).
● ex “Fauvette tachetée du Cap de Bonne Espérance” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 752, fig. 2 (Prinia).