Anser Linnaeus 1758 (goose)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

Synonyms: Anser (Chen) Boie 1822, Chen Boie 1822

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Anserini according to J. Gonzalez et al. 2009

See also Bickart 1990, Brodkorb 1964, Cisneros 2005, Clements et al. 2017, del Hoyo et al. 2014, Guthrie 1992, Hay 1902, Howard 1963, Howard 1972, Lambrecht 1933, Livezey and Martin 1988, Mlíkovsky and Svec 1986, Olson and Rasmussen 2001, Shufeldt 1891 and Wetmore 1940

Sister taxa: Branta, Cygnavus

Subtaxa: 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 pressus Anser rossii Anser scaldii Chen (Chen)

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Type: Anas anser

Ecology: volant folivore-granivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (1: British Columbia collection), Egypt (4), El Salvador (1), Finland (1), Greece (3), Hungary (1), Italy (6), Japan (1), Jordan (1), Mexico (2), the Russian Federation (4), Turkmenistan (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (24: California, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon)

• Pliocene of United States (2: Idaho, North Carolina)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Belgium (1)

Total: 58 collections including 71 occurrences

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