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Ocyplonessa Brodkorb 1961 (merganser)

Reptilia - Anseriformes - Anatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 83449

Full reference: P. Brodkorb. 1961. Birds from the Pliocene of Juntera, Oregon. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences 24(3):169-184

Parent taxon: Merginae according to P. Brodkorb 1964

Sister taxa: Bucephala, Clangula, Lophodytes, Melanitta, Mergus, Shiriyanetta, Somateria

Subtaxa: Ocyplonessa shotwelli

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Ecology: volant herbivore