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The Mandarin duck (Aix galericulata) belongs to the family of ducks, geese and swans, the Anatidae under the order Anseriformes.

Mandarin duck taxonomy

The Anatidae is the family of ducks, geese and swans. The family Anatidae was first introduced by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in the year 1820.

The family Anatidae comprises seven subfamilies, including Anatinae. The subfamily Anatinae was first described by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in the year 1820.

Several genera have been placed under the subfamily Anatinae, including Aix. The genus Aix was first described by Friedrich Boie (4 June 1789 – 3 March 1870), a German entomologist, herpetologist and ornithologist, in the year 1828.

The genus Aix comprises two extant species, viz., Aix sponsa (wood duck) and Aix galericulata (Mandarin duck). The Mandarin duck is a monotypic species.

This duck species was first described by Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist, in the year 1758.

Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Aix galericulata
Species:A. galericulata
Genus:Aix
Subfamily:-
Family:Anatidae
Order:Anseriformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Mandarin duck - Aix galericulata
1.Mandarin duck - Aix galericulata
Image by Rovdyr


Aix galericulata
2.Mandarin duck - Aix galericulata
Image by Francis C. Franklin

Aix galericulata
3.Mandarin duck - Aix galericulata
Image by Mike's Birds

Aix galericulata
4.Mandarin duck - Aix galericulata
Image by W2k2

Aix galericulata
5.Mandarin duck - Aix galericulata
Image by Agadez

Aix galericulata
6.Mandarin duck - Aix galericulata
Image by Bernard DUPONT

Aix galericulata
7.Mandarin duck - Aix galericulata
Image by cuatrok77

Aix galericulata
8.Mandarin duck - Aix galericulata
Image by cuatrok77

Aix galericulata
9.Mandarin duck - Aix galericulata
Image by su neko
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1.Image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Aix_galericulata_(wild_living_in_Warsaw).JPG (cropped)
Author: Rovdyr | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 8/12/18
2.Image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pair_of_mandarin_ducks.jpg (cropped)
Author: Francis C. Franklin | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 8/12/18
3.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/pazzani/15187989828/ (cropped)
Author: Mike's Birds | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 8/12/18
4.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Samiec_kaczki_mandarynki_(Aix_galericulata).jpg (cropped)
Author: W2k2 | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 8/12/18
5.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aix_galericulata_male_(1).JPG (cropped)
Author: Agadez | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 8/12/18
6.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/berniedup/6950451856/ (cropped)
Author: Bernard DUPONT | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 8/12/18
7.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cuatrok77/7908047914/ (cropped)
Author: cuatrok77 | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 8/12/18
8.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cuatrok77/10291811765/ (cropped)
Author: cuatrok77 | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 8/12/18
9.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/suneko/52669452/ (cropped)
Author: su neko | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 8/12/18
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