Branta canadensis Linnaeus 1758 (Canada goose)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

Alternative combination: Anas canadensis

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 Branta according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Becker 1982, Broughton 2004, Emslie 1992, Guthrie 1992, Hay 1902, Howard 1946, Howard 1955, Jehl 1967, Linnaeus 1758, Parmalee 1992, Shufeldt 1915, Steadman and Mead 2010 and Wetmore 1931

Sister taxa: Branta bernicla, Branta dickeyi, Branta esmeralda, Branta howardae, Branta hutchinsii, Branta hylobadistes, Branta hypsibata, Branta leucopsis, Branta propinqua, Branta ruficollis, Branta sandvicensis, Branta woolfendeni

Ecology: volant folivore-granivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (1 collection), United States (35: Alabama, Alaska, California, Florida, Idaho, Oregon, Texas, Wyoming)

• Blancan of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 37 collections each including a single occurrence

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