Anser djuktaiensis Zelenkov and Kurochkin 2014 (goose)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

Full reference: N. V. Zelenkov and E. N. Kurochkin. 2014. Two new waterfowl species (Aves: Anseriformes) from the Upper Pleistocene of Yakutia: the first extinct species of Quaternary birds from Russia. Paleontological Journal 48:645-654

Belongs to Anser according to N. V. Zelenkov and E. N. Kurochkin 2014

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 erythropus, Anser fabalis, Anser indicus, Anser liskunae, Anser oeningensis, Anser pressus, Anser rossii, Anser scaldii, Chen (Chen)

Type specimen: PIN 2859/703, a limb element (right coracoid). Its type locality is Dyuktai Cave (late Pleistocene layers), which is in a Pleistocene cave siliciclastic in the Russian Federation.

Ecology: volant folivore-granivore

Distribution: found only at Dyuktai Cave (late Pleistocene layers)

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