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Nettapus coromandelianus(Gmelin, JF, 1789)

Cotton pygmy-goose

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Sarawak
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 1855 Nettapus coromandelianus Em. Sarawak. 83.] [No. Brit. Mus. Reg. Nettapus coromandelianus (Em) Loc. Sarawak. Ex. Coll. A.R.Wallace]

Species known to occur in Singapore.
Imaged Wallace Specimen from Sarawak.

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Anseriformes: Anatidae (Ducks & Geese)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Nettapus coromandelianus
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring