Aythya Boie 1822 (pochard)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

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

See also Brodkorb 1964, Clements et al. 2017, Emslie 1992, Mlíkovsky and Svec 1986, Olson and Rasmussen 2001, Parmalee 1992 and Shufeldt 1891

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Aythya affinis Aythya americana Aythya aretina Aythya arvernensis Aythya australis Aythya collaris Aythya ferina Aythya fuligula Aythya marila Aythya novaeseelandiae Aythya nyroca Aythya sepulta Aythya spatiosa Aythya valisineria

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Ecology: volant herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Egypt (3 collections), Greece (1), Mexico (6), New Zealand (3), Panama (1), Reunion (1), the Russian Federation (5), Spain (1), United States (46: Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Wyoming)

• Blancan of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene of China (1)

Total: 70 collections including 99 occurrences

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