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Oriental Darter (Anhinga melanogaster)

Oriental Darter (Anhinga melanogaster)

Oriental Darter (Anhinga melanogaster) Sitting

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Class: Aves
Family: Anhingidae
Common Name: Oriental Darter
Genus: Anhinga
Species Name: melanogaster

About The Oriental Darter

Anhinga melanogaster (also known as Oriental darters or snake-birds) is native to the Indian subcontinent. Anhinga melanogaster can be found as far west as Pakistan and as far north as the Indian-Nepalese border. Indian darters typically live in India, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and also in the island countries of the Philippines, and Indonesia.

Biogeographic Regions: oriental (Native )

Rights Holder: The Regents of the University of Michigan and its licensors
Bibliographic Citation: Ning, J. 2013. "Anhinga melanogaster" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 27, 2013 at Citation Link

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