Many people know organisms only by the common names, or "vernacular" names. Unlike scientific names, common names are almost always different for speakers of different languages. They may also vary regionally within a language. This tab shows all the common names provided to EOL for this organism from a variety of providers, including EOL curators. Currently we can only set one preferred common name per language on a given EOL page, but all the names should be searchable.

Common names listed by language

Preferred marks the preferred name for each language.

English

Name Sources Status
Duck-billed Platypus C. Michael Hogan, Anage Data, Animal Diversity Web Descriptions, IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), NCBI Taxonomy, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
duckbill platypus NCBI Taxonomy Trusted
Platypus Deniz Martinez, IUCN Red List, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Monthly ARKive text import , NCBI Taxonomy, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted

Afrikaans

Name Sources Status
Eenbekdier Deniz Martinez Trusted

Brazilian Portuguese

Name Sources Status
Ornitorrinco Bruno Marino Trusted

Dutch

Name Sources Status
Vogelbekdier Deniz Martinez Trusted

Finnish

Name Sources Status
Vesinokkaelaïn Deniz Martinez Untrusted
Vesinokkaeläin Kari Pihlaviita Trusted

French

Name Sources Status
Ornithorynque IUCN Red List Trusted

German

Name Sources Status
Schnabeltier Michael Wunderli Trusted

Italian

Name Sources Status
Ornitorinco Deniz Martinez Trusted

Occitan

Name Sources Status
Ornitorinc Cédric Valmary Trusted

Polish

Name Sources Status
Dziobak Deniz Martinez Trusted

Portuguese

Name Sources Status
Plátipo Deniz Martinez Trusted

Russian

Name Sources Status
Утконос uBio Unknown

Spanish

Name Sources Status
Ornitorrinco Deniz Martinez Trusted

Swedish

Name Sources Status
Näbbdjur Deniz Martinez Trusted

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