Spatula discors Linnaeus 1766 (blue-winged teal)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

Alternative combinations: Anas discors, Querquedula discors

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

See also Emslie 1992, Gut and Ray 1963, Hay 1902, Kilmer and Steadman 2016, Olson and Rasmussen 2001, Steadman et al. 2015 and Wetmore 1962

Sister taxa: Spatula clypeata, Spatula cyanoptera, Spatula platalea, Spatula querquedula, Spatula rhynchotis

Type specimen: 1

Ecology: volant herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (11: Florida, Georgia, Ohio, Oregon, Virginia collections), Venezuela (1)

• Blancan of United States (3: Florida)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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