Tadorna Boie 1822 (shelduck)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

Synonyms: Casarca Bonaparte 1838, Todarna Reichenbach 1852

Parent taxon: Tadorninae according to T. H. Worthy 2009

See also Carroll 1988, Clements et al. 2017, Gonzalez et al. 2009, Milkovsky 1995, Stidham et al. 2010, Worthy 2007, Worthy and Grant-Mackie 2003 and Zelenkov 2012

Sister taxa: Australotadorna, Brantadorna, Miotadorna, Nannonetta

Subtaxa: Tadorna ferruginea Tadorna radjah Tadorna tadorna Tadorna tadornoides Tadorna variegata Todarna wagneri

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Ecology: volant herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), China (1), Egypt (3), Indonesia (1), Italy (4), Jordan (1), New Zealand (10), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of Australia (1)

Total: 29 collections including 30 occurrences

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