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Branta woolfendeni

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Anatidae

Taxonomy
Branta woolfendeni was named by Bickart (1990). Its type specimen is F:AM 20888, a limb element (right tarsometatarsus), and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Branta woolfendeni Bickart p. 28

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
RankNameAuthor
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
PygostyliaChiappe 2002
Ornithothoraces
OrnithuromorphaChiappe et al. 1999
subclassOrnithurae
subclassNeornithesGadow 1893
Neognathae(Pycraft 1900)
PangalloanseraeGauthier and de Queiroz 2001
GalloanseraeSibley and Ahlquist 1990
superorderGalloanserimorphae
orderAnseriformesWagler 1831
familyAnatidaeVigors 1825
subfamilyAnserinaeVigors 1825
tribeAnseriniVigors 1825
genusBrantaScopoli 1769
specieswoolfendeni

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yeso
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: solitaryo
Environment: freshwatersubf
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: volantsubf
Diet: folivoresubf
Diet 2: granivoresubf
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2009-01-03 19:20:59
Modified: 2009-01-03 21:26:40
Source: subf = subfamily, o = order
References: Sedinger 1997, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Barstovian to the top of the early Late Barstovian or 15.97000 to 13.60000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Barstovian - early Late Barstovian15.97 - 13.6USA (California) Branta woolfendeni (156738)