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Anas pachyscelus Wetmore, 1960

Bermuda (Islands) flightless duck

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Anas pachysceles Wetmore, 1960

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Bermuda

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Wetmore, Alexander. (1960). Pleistocene birds in Bermuda. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 140(2): 1-11.

 

Other references:

Olson, S. L., Wingate, D. B., Hearty, P. J. and Grady, F. V. (2005). Prodromus of Vertebrate Paleontology and Geochronology of Bermuda. In: Alcover, J. A. and Bover, P. (eds.). Proceedings of the International Symposium “Insular Vertebrate Evolution: the Palaeontological Approach”. Monografies de la Societat d’Història Natural de les Balears, 12: 219-232.

 

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