Bucephala clangula Linnaeus 1758 (common goldeneye)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

Alternative combinations: Anas clangula, Glaucionetta clangula

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 Bucephala according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Burchak-Abramovich and Burchak 1998, Hay 1902, Kilmer and Steadman 2016 and Olson and Rasmussen 2001

Sister taxa: Bucephala albeola, Bucephala angustipes, Bucephala islandica, Bucephala ossivallis

Type specimen: 1

Ecology: volant herbivore


• Quaternary of Estonia (1 collection), Jordan (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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