Aechmophorus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Podicipediformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Classis: Aves
Informal group: Saurornithes
Cladus: Ornithothoraces
Cladus: Ornithurae
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Podicipediformes

Familia: Podicipedidae
Genus: Aechmophorus
Species: A. clarkii – A. occidentalis

Name[edit]

  • Aechmophorus Coues, 1862: 229.
    • Gender: masculine.
    • Type species: Podiceps occidentalis Lawrence, 1858.
      • Fixation: by original designation.
  • Etymology: Gr. αιχμοφορος aikhmophoros "spearman", from αιχμη aikhmē "spear"; φερω pherō "to carry".

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français: Aechmophorus
svenska: Svandoppingar