Philippine Duck / Anas luzonica

Philippine Duck / Anas luzonica

Philippine Duck

SCI Name:  Anas luzonica
Protonym:  Anas Luzonica Proc.Zool.Soc.London Pt7 no.79 p.113
Category:  Anseriformes / Anatidae /
Taxonomy Code:  phiduc1
Type Locality:  Luzon.
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Publish Year:  1839
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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.

luzonensis / luzonia / luzonica / luzonicus / luzoniense / luzoniensis
Luzon, Philippines.
● ex “Crabier de la côte de Coromandel” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 910 (syn. Bubulcus ibis coromandus).
● ex “Tourterelle grise ensanglantée de l’isle de Luçon” of Sonnerat 1776 (Gallicolumba).
● ex “Chirugien de l’isle de Luçon” of Sonnerat 1776, and “Luzonian Jacana” of Latham 1785 (syn. Hydrophasianus chirurgus).
● ex “Courlis tacheté de l’isle de Luçon” of Sonnerat 1776, and “Luzonian Curlew” of Latham 1785 (syn. Numenius phaeopus variegatus).
● ex “Barbu de l’isle de Luçon” of Sonnerat 1776 (syn. Psilopogon haemacephalus).
● Erroneous TL. Luzon (= South Africa); ex "Trogon de l'isle de Luçon" of Sonnerat 1782 (syn. Tricholaema leucomelas).
● ex “Caille de l’isle de Luçon” of Sonnerat 1776, and “Luzonian Quail” of Latham 1783 (?syn. Turnix ocellatus).
● Erroneous TL Luzon (= Mindanao, Philippines); ex “Gobe-mouche noir de l’isle de Luzon” of Sonnerat 1776, and “Black Fly-catcher” of Latham 1783 (unident.; ?syn. Sittiparus semilarvatus).