Anser pressus Wetmore 1933 (goose)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

Alternative combination: Chen pressa

Full reference: A. Wetmore. 1933. Pliocene bird remains from Idaho. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 87(20):1-12

Belongs to Anser according to P. Brodkorb 1964

See also Wetmore 1933

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

Type specimen: USNM 12823, a limb element (left femur). Its type locality is Hagerman west 1, which is in a Pliocene lacustrine - large horizon in the Hagerman Formation of Idaho.

Ecology: volant folivore-granivore

Distribution: found only at Hagerman west 1

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