Anser arizonae Bickart 1990 (goose)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

Full reference: K. J. Bickart. 1990. The birds of the Late Miocene-Early Pliocene Big Sandy Formation, Mohave County, Arizona. Ornithological Monographs 44:1-72

Belongs to Anser according to S. L. Olson and P. C. Rasmussen 2001

Sister taxa: Anser albifrons, Anser anser, Anser arenosus, 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)

Type specimen: F:AM 18000, a partial skeleton

Ecology: volant folivore-granivore

Distribution: found only at Lee Creek Mine, Yorktown Formation (Pliocene of North Carolina)

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