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Spatula clypeata Linnaeus 1758 (northern shoveler)

Reptilia - Anseriformes - Anatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 335674

Alternative combination: Anas clypeata

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 Spatula according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Spatula cyanoptera, Spatula discors, Spatula platalea, Spatula querquedula, Spatula rhynchotis

Type specimen: 1

Ecology: volant herbivore