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Anas platyrhynchos

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Anas platyrhynchos

Summary

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  • 24 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Host Animal
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Anas platyrhynchos
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Aves
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Anas platyrhynchos

International Common Names

  • English: mallard

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Aves
  •                     Order: Anseriformes
  •                         Family: Anatidae
  •                             Genus: Anas
  •                                 Species: Anas platyrhynchos

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Feb 2022
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

MadagascarPresentIntroduced1895
MaliPresentIntroduced2000
MauritiusPresentIntroduced1930
NamibiaPresentIntroduced1996
South AfricaPresentIntroduced1939

Asia

IsraelPresent
JordanPresentIntroduced2010
Saudi ArabiaPresentIntroduced1955
SingaporePresentIntroduced2007
SyriaPresentIntroduced2010
United Arab EmiratesPresentIntroduced1984

Europe

BelarusPresent
PolandPresent
United KingdomPresentIntroduced1983

North America

BahamasPresentIntroduced2000
BarbadosPresentIntroduced1985
BermudaPresentIntroduced1955
CanadaPresentIntroduced1937
-OntarioPresent
-SaskatchewanPresent
Cayman IslandsPresentIntroduced1983
Turks and Caicos IslandsPresentIntroduced1972
U.S. Virgin IslandsPresentIntroduced2005
United StatesPresentIntroduced1860
-HawaiiPresentIntroduced1988
-MichiganPresent

Oceania

AustraliaPresentIntroduced1861
-TasmaniaPresentIntroduced1949
FijiPresentIntroduced1983
French PolynesiaPresentIntroduced1938
New CaledoniaPresentIntroduced1970
New ZealandPresentIntroduced1867
Norfolk IslandPresentIntroduced1996
Northern Mariana IslandsPresentIntroduced2000

South America

ColombiaPresentIntroduced2004
Falkland IslandsPresentIntroduced1935
PeruPresentIntroduced2001

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Arion vulgarisAdults/Juveniles
Carcinus maenasAdult
Corbicula fluminalisJuveniles
Deroceras invadensAdults/Juveniles
Deroceras laeveAdults/Juveniles
Dreissena rostriformis bugensisAdultPetrie and Knapton (1999)
Pomacea canaliculataAdult
Potamogeton crispusSeeds

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