Presbychen Wetmore 1930 (duck)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

Full reference: A. Wetmore. 1930. Fossil bird remains from the Temblor Formation near Bakersfield, California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 19(8):85-93

Parent taxon: Anatinae according to H. Howard 1972

See also Brodkorb 1964, Howard 1968, Lambrecht 1933 and Wetmore 1930

Sister taxa: Anatini, Aythyini, Bambolinetta, Cairinini, Chenoanas, Chenonetta, Helonetta, Hymenolaimini, Mergini, Nettion, Querquedula, Sarkidiornis, Tadorini, Tadornini, Wasonaka

Subtaxa: Presbychen abavus

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Ecology: volant herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (4: California collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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