Presbychen abavus 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

Belongs to Presbychen according to H. Howard 1972

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

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 11973, a limb element (distal right tibia). Its type locality is Sharktooth Hill Bonebed, which is in a Langhian terrestrial siltstone in the Temblor Formation of California.

Ecology: volant herbivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (4: California collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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