Mareca americana Gmelin 1789 (American wigeon)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

Alternative combinations: Anas americana, Anas americanus

Belongs to Mareca according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Emslie 1992, Harris 1987, Hay 1902, Howard 1946, Kilmer and Steadman 2016 and Olson and Rasmussen 2001

Sister taxa: Mareca penelope, Mareca sibilatrix, Mareca strepera

Ecology: volant herbivore


• Quaternary of Mexico (1 collection), United States (8: California, Florida, Georgia, New Mexico, Oregon)

• Blancan of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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