Anas platyrhynchos Linnaeus 1758 (mallard)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

Synonym: Anas boschas Linnaeus 1758

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

Belongs to Anas according to L. Carrera et al. 2018

See also Brodkorb 1958, Broughton 2004, Burchak-Abramovich and Burchak 1998, Chiappe 2002, Clements et al. 2017, Howard 1946, Jehl 1967, Linnaeus 1758, Olson and Rasmussen 2001, Parmalee 1992, Rudenko 1960, Wetmore 1931 and Zelenkov et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Anas (Nettium), Anas acuta, Anas amotape, Anas bahamensis, Anas basaltica, Anas bernieri, Anas blanchardi, Anas castanea, Anas chathamica, 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 risgoviensis, Anas robusta, Anas rubripes, Anas sanctaehelenae, Anas sansaniensis, Anas schneideri, Anas skalicensis, Anas soporata, Anas superciliosa, Anas talarae, Anas theodori

Ecology: volant herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Azerbaijan (1 collection), Egypt (6), Finland (1), Greece (2), Hungary (1), Italy (5), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (3), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (4), United States (33: Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Utah, Virginia, Wyoming)

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

Total: 62 collections each including a single occurrence

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