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Anas platyrhynchos Linnaeus 1758 (mallard)

Reptilia - Anseriformes - Anatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 83434

Synonym: Anas boschas Linnaeus 1758 (taxon 369025)

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 Anas according to L. Carrera et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Anas (Nettium), Anas acuta, Anas amotape, Anas bahamensis, Anas basaltica, Anas bernieri, Anas blanchardi, Anas castanea, Anas chathamica, Anas chlorotis, Anas crassa, Anas crecca, Anas erythrorhyncha, Anas flavirostris, Anas fulvigula, Anas gracilis, Anas isarensis, Anas itchtucknee, Anas kurochkini, Anas laysanensis, Anas luederitzensis, Anas macroptera, Anas marecula, Anas melleri, Anas meyeri, Anas pachyscelus, Anas risgoviensis, Anas robusta, Anas rubripes, Anas sanctaehelenae, Anas sansaniensis, Anas schneideri, Anas skalicensis, Anas soporata, Anas superciliosa, Anas talarae, Anas theodori

Ecology: volant herbivore