Cygnus Garsault 1764 (swan)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

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

See also Bickart 1990, Brodkorb 1964, Clements et al. 2017, Howard 1972, Lambrecht 1933, Livezey and Martin 1988, Mlíkovsky and Svec 1986, Parmalee 1992, Wetmore 1933 and Worthy and Grant-Mackie 2003

Sister taxa: Afrocygnus, Coscoroba, Cygnanser, Cygnopterus, Megalodytes

Subtaxa: Cygnus (Olor) Cygnus atratus Cygnus bilinicus Cygnus buccinator Cygnus columbianus Cygnus csakvarensis Cygnus cygnus Cygnus equitum Cygnus falconeri Cygnus herenthalsi Cygnus hibbardi Cygnus matthewi Cygnus olor Cygnus paloregonus Cygnus pristinus Cygnus sumnerensis

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Ecology: volant folivore-granivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), China (1), Finland (1), France (2), Greece (2), Italy (2), Jordan (1), Malta (1), Mexico (1), New Zealand (9), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (15: Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Montana, Ohio, Oregon, Virginia)

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

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Belgium (1), Moldova (1)

Total: 49 collections including 53 occurrences

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