Anhinga melanogaster Pennant 1769 (oriental darter)

Aves - Suliformes - Anhingidae

Belongs to Anhinga according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also del Hoyo et al. 2014, Goodman et al. 2013, Louchart et al. 2008 and McNamara 1990

Sister taxa: Anhinga anhinga, Anhinga beckeri, Anhinga grandis, Anhinga novaehollandiae, Anhinga pannonica, Anhinga rufa, Anhinga subvolans

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), the Congo-Kinshasa (1), Madagascar (1)

• Miocene of Chad (1), Ethiopia (2)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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