Anser caerulescens Linnaeus 1758 (snow goose)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

Alternative combinations: Anas caerulescens, Chen (Chen) caerulescens, Chen caerulescens

Synonyms: Anas hyperboreus Pallas 1769, Chen (Chen) hyperborea Pallas 1769, Chen hyperborea Pallas 1769

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

See also Broughton 2004, Guthrie 1992, Hay 1902, Howard 1946, Howard 1969, Linnaeus 1758 and Wetmore 1940

Sister taxa: Anser albifrons, Anser anser, Anser arenosus, Anser arizonae, Anser atavus, Anser azerbaidzhanicus, Anser brachyrhynchus, Anser brumeli, Anser canagicus, Anser condoni, Anser cygniformis, Anser cygnoid, Anser devjatkini, Anser djuktaiensis, Anser erythropus, Anser fabalis, Anser indicus, Anser liskunae, Anser oeningensis, Anser pressus, Anser rossii, Anser scaldii, Chen (Chen)


• Quaternary of United States (16: California, Idaho collections)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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