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Branta bernicla Linnaeus 1758 (black goose)

Reptilia - Anseriformes - Anatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 83428

Alternative combination: Anas bernicla

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 Branta according to S. L. Olson and P. C. Rasmussen 2001

Sister taxa: Branta canadensis, Branta dickeyi, Branta hylobadistes, Branta hypsibata, Branta propinqua, Branta ruficollis, Branta sandvicensis, Branta woolfendeni

Type specimen: 1

Ecology: volant herbivore