Anas sponsa Linnaeus, 1758
- GBIF Backbone Taxonomy
- Aix sponsa
A. crista dependente duplici viridi caeruleo alboque varia. Anas cristatus elegans. Catesb. car. 1. p. 97. t. 97. Edw. av. 101. t. 101. Anas fusca cristata, ad gulam alba, iride flammea. Brown. jam. 481.
Crista dependens viridi alboque caerulea, uti & dorsum. Pectus griseum, albo maculatum. Gula alba.
Habitat in America septentrionali.
- Anas sponsa Linnaeus, 1758
- Common names
- wood duck in English
- International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. Direction 43 Addition to the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology (a) of the specific names of the type species of seventy three genera in the class Aves, the names of which were placed on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology in the period up to the end of 1936 and (B) of twelve specific names which are currently regarded as senior Subjective synonyms of such names.Opinions and declarations rendered by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 1D(D.7), 171-210 (1956)