Cygnus columbianus Ord 1815 (tundra swan)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

Alternative combinations: Anas columbianus, Olor columbianus

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

See also del Hoyo et al. 2014, McCoy 1963, Olson and Rasmussen 2001, Parmalee 1958 and Wetmore 1931

Sister taxa: Cygnus (Olor), Cygnus atratus, Cygnus bilinicus, Cygnus buccinator, Cygnus csakvarensis, Cygnus cygnus, Cygnus equitum, Cygnus falconeri, Cygnus herenthalsi, Cygnus hibbardi, Cygnus matthewi, Cygnus melancoryphus, Cygnus olor, Cygnus paloregonus, Cygnus pristinus, Cygnus sumnerensis

Subtaxa: Cygnus columbianus bewickii

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Ecology: volant folivore-granivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Russian Federation (1 collection), the United Kingdom (1), United States (7: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Virginia)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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