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Mergus Linnaeus 1758 (merganser)

Reptilia - Anseriformes - Anatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39627

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

Parent taxon: Mergini according to J. Gonzalez et al. 2009

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

Subtaxa: Mergus australis, Mergus merganser, Mergus miscellus, Mergus serrator

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Ecology: volant herbivore