Physical Description

Morphology

Other Physical Features: endothermic ; bilateral symmetry

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Ecology

Associations

In Great Britain and/or Ireland:
Animal / parasite / ectoparasite
imago of Ornithomya avicularia ectoparasitises Anseriformes

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Known predators

Anseriformes (waterfowl, lemmings, squirrels) is prey of:
Asio
Lynx rufus
fox
Strigiformes
Mustelinae
Stercorarius

Based on studies in:
USA: California (Marine)
USA: Florida, South Florida (Swamp)
USA: Alaska (Tundra)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • J. Brown, Ecological investigations of the Tundra biome in the Prudhoe Bay Region, Alaska, Special Report, no. 2, Biol. Pap. Univ. Alaska (1975), from p. xiv.
  • L. D. Harris and G. B. Bowman, Vertebrate predator subsystem. In: Grasslands, Systems Analysis and Man, A. I. Breymeyer and G. M. Van Dyne, Eds. (International Biological Programme Series, no. 19, Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, England, 1980), pp. 591-
  • R. F. Johnston, Predation by short-eared owls on a Salicornia salt marsh, Wilson Bull. 68(2):91-102, from p. 99 (1956).
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Known prey organisms

Anseriformes (waterfowl, lemmings, squirrels) preys on:

marine invertebrates
Insecta
Tracheobionta
willows
sedges
grasses

Based on studies in:
USA: California (Marine)
USA: Florida, South Florida (Swamp)
USA: Alaska (Tundra)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • J. Brown, Ecological investigations of the Tundra biome in the Prudhoe Bay Region, Alaska, Special Report, no. 2, Biol. Pap. Univ. Alaska (1975), from p. xiv.
  • L. D. Harris and G. B. Bowman, Vertebrate predator subsystem. In: Grasslands, Systems Analysis and Man, A. I. Breymeyer and G. M. Van Dyne, Eds. (International Biological Programme Series, no. 19, Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, England, 1980), pp. 591-
  • R. F. Johnston, Predation by short-eared owls on a Salicornia salt marsh, Wilson Bull. 68(2):91-102, from p. 99 (1956).
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Life History and Behavior

Behavior

Perception Channels: visual ; tactile ; acoustic ; chemical

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Reproduction

Key Reproductive Features: iteroparous ; gonochoric/gonochoristic/dioecious (sexes separate); sexual ; oviparous

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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:2924
Specimens with Sequences:2113
Specimens with Barcodes:2044
Species:138
Species With Barcodes:132
Public Records:1921
Public Species:119
Public BINs:83
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Barcode data

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