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Branta hypsibata Cope 1878 (waterfowl)

Reptilia - Anseriformes - Anatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 335669

Alternative combination: Anser hypsibata

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1878. Descriptions of new extinct Vertebrata from the Upper Tertiary and Dakota Formations. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 4(2):379-396

Belongs to Branta according to H. Howard 1946

Sister taxa: Branta bernicla, Branta canadensis, Branta dickeyi, Branta esmeralda, Branta howardae, Branta hutchinsii, Branta hylobadistes, Branta leucopsis, Branta propinqua, Branta ruficollis, Branta sandvicensis, Branta woolfendeni

Ecology: volant herbivore