19 relations: Anatinae, Australasian shoveler, Australia, Binomial nomenclature, Bird, Crustacean, Duck, Insect, John Latham (ornithologist), Mandible, Mollusca, Musk duck, New Zealand, Paraphyly, Perching duck, Plankton, Scarlett's duck, Stiff-tailed duck, Tadorninae.
The Anatinae are a subfamily of the family Anatidae (swans, geese and ducks).
The Australasian shoveler (Spatula rhynchotis) is a species of dabbling duck in the genus Spatula.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
Binomial nomenclature ("two-term naming system") also called nomenclature ("two-name naming system") or binary nomenclature, is a formal system of naming species of living things by giving each a name composed of two parts, both of which use Latin grammatical forms, although they can be based on words from other languages.
Birds, also known as Aves, are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, toothless beaked jaws, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a strong yet lightweight skeleton.
Crustaceans (Crustacea) form a large, diverse arthropod taxon which includes such familiar animals as crabs, lobsters, crayfish, shrimp, krill, woodlice, and barnacles.
Duck is the common name for a large number of species in the waterfowl family Anatidae, which also includes swans and geese.
Insects or Insecta (from Latin insectum) are hexapod invertebrates and the largest group within the arthropod phylum.
John Latham (27 June 1740 – 4 February 1837) was an English physician, naturalist and author.
The mandible, lower jaw or jawbone is the largest, strongest and lowest bone in the human face.
Mollusca is a large phylum of invertebrate animals whose members are known as molluscs or mollusksThe formerly dominant spelling mollusk is still used in the U.S. — see the reasons given in Gary Rosenberg's.
The musk duck (Biziura lobata) is a highly aquatic, stiff-tailed duck native to southern Australia.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
In taxonomy, a group is paraphyletic if it consists of the group's last common ancestor and all descendants of that ancestor excluding a few—typically only one or two—monophyletic subgroups.
The perching ducks were previously treated as a small group of ducks in the duck, goose and swan family Anatidae, grouped together on the basis of their readiness to perch high in trees.
Plankton (singular plankter) are the diverse collection of organisms that live in large bodies of water and are unable to swim against a current.
Scarlett's duck (Malacorhynchus scarletti) is an extinct duck species from New Zealand which was closely related to the Australian pink-eared duck (Malacorhynchus membranaceus).
The stiff-tailed ducks, Oxyura, are part of the Oxyurini tribe of ducks.
The Tadorninae is the shelduck-sheldgoose subfamily of the Anatidae, the biological family that includes the ducks and most duck-like waterfowl such as the geese and swans.