Histrionicus histrionicus Linnaeus 1758 (harlequin duck)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

Alternative combination: Anas histrionicus

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

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

See also Olson and Rasmussen 2001 and Pavia and Bedetti 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: 1

Ecology: volant herbivore


• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection), United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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