Podiceps nigricollis Brehm 1831 (black-necked grebe)

Aves - Podicipediformes - Podicipedidae

Alternative combinations: Colymbus (Dytes) nigricollis, Colymbus nigricollis

Invalid subtaxa: Colymbus caspicus Habizl 1783 [replaced name], Podiceps caspicus Habizl 1783 [replaced name]

Belongs to Podiceps according to D. Michailidis et al. 2018

See also Alvarez 1977, Broughton 2004, Clements et al. 2017, Guthrie 1992, Hay 1902, Howard 1946, Howard 1963, Steadman and Mead 2010, Wetmore 1940 and Zelenkov et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Podiceps arndti, Podiceps auritus, Podiceps cristatus, Podiceps discors, Podiceps dixi, Podiceps grisegena, Podiceps parvus, Podiceps sociatus, Podiceps subparvus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of Azerbaijan (1 collection), Mexico (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (19: California, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Kansas)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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