Aythya novaeseelandiae Gmelin 1789 (New Zealand scaup)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

Alternative combination: Anas novaeseelandiae

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

See also Worthy 1998

Sister taxa: Aythya affinis, Aythya americana, Aythya aretina, Aythya arvernensis, Aythya australis, Aythya collaris, Aythya ferina, Aythya fuligula, Aythya marila, Aythya nyroca, Aythya sepulta, Aythya spatiosa, Aythya valisineria

Ecology: volant herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of New Zealand (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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