Querquedula Stephens 1826 (duck)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

Synonym: Archeoquerquedula Spillman 1942

Parent taxon: Anatinae according to P. Brodkorb 1961

See also Brodkorb 1964, Lambrecht 1933, Miller 1944 and Wetmore 1933

Sister taxa: Anatini, Aythyini, Bambolinetta, Chenoanas, Chenonetta, Helonetta, Mergini, Nettion, Presbychen, Sarkidiornis, Tadorini, Tadornini, Wasonaka

Subtaxa: Archeoquerquedula lambrechti Querquedula floridiana Querquedula integra Querquedula pullulans

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Ecology: volant herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (3: Florida collections)

• Pliocene of United States (1: Idaho)

• Miocene of United States (2: Oregon, South Dakota)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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