Anas Linnaeus 1758 (dabbling duck)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

Synonym: Dafila Someguy

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

Parent taxon: Anatini according to J. Gonzalez et al. 2009

See also Bickart 1990, Brodkorb 1964, Clements et al. 2017, De Vis 1905, Emslie 1992, Emslie 1998, Eo et al. 2009, Göhlich 2009, Lambrecht 1933, McCoy 1963, Norell and Clarke 2001, Olson and Rasmussen 2001, Parmalee 1992, Peterson 1999, Shufeldt 1891, Wang et al. 2014, Wetmore 1962, Worthy and Grant-Mackie 2003, Zelenkov 2012, Zelenkov and Kurochkin 2012 and Zelenkov and Panteleyev 2015

Sister taxa: Anabernicula, Matanas, Mioquerquedula

Subtaxa: Anas (Nettium) Anas acuta Anas amotape Anas bahamensis Anas basaltica Anas bernieri Anas blanchardi Anas castanea Anas chlorotis Anas crassa Anas crecca Anas erythrorhyncha Anas flavirostris Anas fulvigula Anas gracilis Anas isarensis Anas itchtucknee Anas kurochkini Anas laysanensis Anas luederitzensis Anas macroptera Anas marecula Anas melleri Anas meyeri Anas pachyscelus Anas platyrhynchos Anas risgoviensis Anas robusta Anas rubripes Anas sanctaehelenae Anas sansaniensis Anas schneideri Anas skalicensis Anas soporata Anas superciliosa Anas talarae Anas theodori

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Ecology: volant herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (1 collection), Australia (7), Azerbaijan (1), Bermuda (1), Bolivia (1), the Congo-Kinshasa (1), Cook Islands (4), Ecuador (1), Egypt (9), Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (1), Finland (1), French Southern Territories (1), Greece (2), Hungary (1), Italy (2), Japan (2), Madagascar (3), Malta (1), Mauritius (1), Mexico (4), New Caledonia (2), New Zealand (8), Peru (1), Reunion (1), the Russian Federation (5), Spain (2), Tonga (1), Turkmenistan (1), the United Kingdom (6), United States (62: Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Maryland, Montana, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wyoming), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (1)

• Blancan of United States (5: Florida)

• Pliocene of Hungary (1), United States (2: Idaho, North Carolina)

• Miocene of Austria (1), China (1), the Czech Republic (1), Hungary (1), Mongolia (1), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 150 collections including 251 occurrences

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