Family Anatidae Vigors 1825 (waterfowl)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

Parent taxon: Anseriformes according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Alvarez 1977, Alvarez and Olson 1978, Baird 1992, Bickart 1990, Brodkorb 1955, Brodkorb 1964, Brunet 1970, Campbell 1979, Carroll 1988, Cenizo and Agnolín 2010, Chandler 1990, Clarke et al. 2005, Emslie 1992, Eo et al. 2009, Göhlich 2009, Guthrie 1992, Howard 1968, Howard 1972, Howard and Barnes 1987, Lambrecht 1933, Livezey 1997, Livezey and Zusi 2007, Louchart et al. 2008, Matsuoka et al. 2001, Mayr and Pavia 2014, Noriega and Tambussi 2008, Olson and James 1982, Olson and James 1991, Olson and Rasmussen 2001, Parmalee 1992, Peterson 1999, Stidham and Ni 2014, Stidham et al. 2010, Stidham and Zelenkov 2016, Tambussi 1998, Watanabe and Matsuoka 2015, Wetmore 1933, Worthy 2009, Worthy et al. 2007, Zelenkov 2011, Zelenkov 2012 and Zelenkov and Kurochkin 2012

Sister taxa: Anhimae, Anseranatidae, Anseres, Eoneornis, Eutelornis, Palaeopapia, Petropluvialis, Romainvillia, Sthenelides, Vegaviidae

Subtaxa: Aix Aldabranas Anatinae Ankonetta Anserinae Archaeocycnus Biziura Cairina Cayaoa Centrornis Cereopsinae Chelychelynechen Chendytes Chenopis Cnemiornis Dendrocheninae Dendrocygna Dendrocygninae Eonessinae Erismaturinae Fuligulinae Geochen Histrionicus Hymenolaimus Lophonetta Malacorhynchus Mareca Marmaronetta Merganettinae Mergellus Netta Nettapus Nogusunna Nomonyx Nyroca Olar Oressochen Oxyura Oxyurinae Paracygnopterus Plectropterinae Plectropterus Protomelanitta Ptaiochen Romainvillinae Sharganetta Sibirionetta Sinanas Spatula Stictonettinae Tadorninae Thalassorninae Thalassornis Thambetochen

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Ecology: volant herbivore

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