Cygnus paloregonus Cope 1878 (swan)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

Alternative combination: Sthenelides paloregonus

Synonym: Olor paleocygnus Lindgren 1900

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1878. Descriptions of new extinct Vertebrata from the Upper Tertiary and Dakota Formations. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 4(2):379-396

Belongs to Cygnus according to H. Howard 1972

See also Brodkorb 1964, Howard 1946 and Lambrecht 1933

Sister taxa: Cygnus (Olor), Cygnus atratus, Cygnus bilinicus, Cygnus buccinator, Cygnus columbianus, Cygnus csakvarensis, Cygnus cygnus, Cygnus equitum, Cygnus falconeri, Cygnus herenthalsi, Cygnus hibbardi, Cygnus matthewi, Cygnus pristinus, Cygnus sumnerensis

Ecology: volant folivore-granivore

Distribution: found only at Fossil Lake (Quaternary of Oregon)

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