Chelychelynechen quassus Olson and James 1991 (waterfowl)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

Full reference: S. L. Olson and H. F. James. 1991. Descriptions of Thirty-Two New Species of Birds from the Hawaiian Islands: Part I. Non-Passeriformes. Ornithological Monographs 45:1-88

Belongs to Chelychelynechen according to S. L. Olson and H. F. James 1991

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 389743, a partial skeleton (Associatedrostrum,mandible,and os entoglossum). Its type locality is Makewehi Dunes, which is in a Holocene interdune horizon in Hawaii.

Ecology: volant herbivore

Distribution: found only at Makewehi Dunes

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