White-winged Scoter / Melanitta deglandi

White-winged Scoter / Melanitta deglandi

White-winged Scoter

SCI Name:  Melanitta deglandi
Protonym:  Oedemia deglandi Rev.Crit.Orn.Europ. p.108
Category:  Anseriformes / Anatidae /
Taxonomy Code:  whwsco2
Type Locality:  North America.
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Publish Year:  1850
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DEFINITIONS

MELANITTA
(Anatidae; Ϯ Velvet Scoter M. fusca) Gr. μελας melas, μελανος melanos  black; νηττα nētta  duck; "Familie. Enten, Anas.  ...  155. Gattung. Melanitta.   395. nigra.  396. fusca.  397. perspicillata." (Boie 1822); "Melanitta Boie, Isis von Oken, 1822, col. 564. Type, by subsequent designation, Anas fusca Linné. (Eyton, Monogr. Anat., 1838, p. 52.)" (Peters 1931, I, 181).
Var. Melanetta.
Synon. Ania, Maceranas, Macroramphus, Melanonetta, Oidemia, Pelionetta, Phaeonetta.

deglandi
Dr Côme Damien Degland (1787-1856) French ornithologist, Director of Mus. d’Histoire Naturelle, Lille (Melanitta, syn. Stercorarius pomarinus).