Branta hypsibata Cope 1878 (goose)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

Alternative combination: Anser hypsibata

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1878. Descriptions of new extinct Vertebrata from the Upper Tertiary and Dakota Formations. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 4(2):379-396

Belongs to Branta according to H. Howard 1946

See also Hay 1902 and Lambrecht 1933

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

Ecology: volant folivore-granivore

Distribution: found only at Fossil Lake (Quaternary of Oregon)

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