Tribe Anserini Vigors 1825 (goose)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

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

See also Bickart 1990, Emslie 1992, Livezey and Martin 1988, Mlíkovsky and Svec 1986 and Olson and Rasmussen 2001

Sister taxa: Chenornis, Eremochen

Subtaxa: Anser Branta Cereopsis Cygnavus

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Type: Anser

Ecology: volant folivore-granivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (1: British Columbia collection), Egypt (4), El Salvador (1), Finland (1), Greece (3), Greenland (1), Hungary (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (2), Japan (2), Malta (1), Mexico (2), the Russian Federation (4), Spain (1), Turkmenistan (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (51: Alabama, Alaska, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, Wyoming)

• Blancan of United States (1: Florida)

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

• Miocene to Pliocene of Belgium (1)

• Miocene of United States (3: California)

Total: 91 collections including 142 occurrences

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