Tadorna tadorna Linnaeus 1758 (common shelduck)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

Alternative combination: Anas tadorna

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Tadorna according to M. Pavia et al. 2018

See also Clements et al. 2017 and Linnaeus 1758

Sister taxa: Tadorna ferruginea, Tadorna radjah, Tadorna tadornoides, Tadorna variegata, Todarna wagneri

Ecology: volant herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection), Portugal (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: California)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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