Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Meller's Duck (Anas melleri) - HBW 1, p. 606

French: Canard de Meller German: Madagaskarente Spanish: Anade Malgache

Taxonomy: Anas melleri P. L. Sclater, 1865, Madagascar.
Forms superspecies with A. platyrhynchos, A. rubripes and A. undulata. Clearly derived from A. platyrhynchos, but apparently more distantly related than other isolated descendants of that species. Monotypic.

Distribution: E and High Plateau of Madagscar; introduced to Mauritius.

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