Bucephala Baird 1858 (seaduck)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

Synonyms: Charitonetta Stejneger 1885, Glaucionetta Someguy

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

See also Brodkorb 1955, Brodkorb 1964, Clements et al. 2017, Emslie 1992, Howard 1972, Olson and Rasmussen 2001, Shufeldt 1891 and Wetmore 1962

Sister taxa: Clangula, Lophodytes, Melanitta, Mergus, Ocyplonessa, Shiriyanetta, Somateria

Subtaxa: Bucephala albeola Bucephala clangula Bucephala islandica Bucephala ossivallis

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Ecology: volant herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Estonia (1 collection), Jordan (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (19: California, Florida, Georgia, Oregon, Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (2: Florida)

• Pliocene of United States (3: Idaho, North Carolina)

• Miocene of Hungary (1), United States (1: Florida)

Total: 29 collections including 33 occurrences

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