Subfamily Anserinae Vigors 1825 (goose)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

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

See also Bickart 1990, Brodkorb 1964, Emslie 1992, Göhlich 2009, Howard 1972, Lambrecht 1933, Livezey and Martin 1988, Livezey and Zusi 2007, Louchart et al. 2008, Matsuoka et al. 2001, Mlíkovsky and Svec 1986, Olson and Rasmussen 2001 and Zelenkov 2017

Sister taxa: Aix, Aldabranas, Anatinae, Ankonetta, 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

Subtaxa: Anserini Chenornis Eremochen

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Ecology: volant folivore-granivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Canada (1: British Columbia), China (1), Egypt (4), El Salvador (1), Finland (1), France (2), Greece (4), Greenland (1), Hungary (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (6), Japan (2), Jordan (1), Malta (1), Mexico (3), New Zealand (9), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (4), Spain (1), Turkmenistan (1), the United Kingdom (8), United States (68: Alabama, Alaska, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Montana, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, Wyoming)

• Blancan of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), the Russian Federation (1), Ukraine (1), United States (4: Idaho, North Carolina)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Belgium (1)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Belgium (1), Canada (1: Northwest Territories), Chad (2), Japan (1), Moldova (1), New Zealand (4), United States (10: California, Florida, Nebraska, Oregon)

• Eocene of China (1)

Total: 154 collections including 260 occurrences

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