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Anser Brisson, 1760

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Anseriformes »  family Anatidae - ducks, geese and swans

Scientific synonyms

Chen Boie, 1822


Included taxa

Number of records: 22

species Anser albifrons (Scopoli, 1769) - Greater White-fronted Goose

Anser albifrons

species Anser anser (Linnaeus, 1758) - Greylag Goose

Anser anser

species Anser brachyrhynchus Baillon, 1834 - Pink-footed Goose

Anser brachyrhynchus

species Anser caerulescens (Linnaeus, 1758) - Snow Goose

Anser caerulescens

species Anser canagicus (Sevastianov, 1802) - Emperor Goose

Anser canagicus

species Anser cygnoides (Linnaeus, 1758) - Swan Goose

Anser cygnoides

species Anser erythropus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Lesser White-fronted Goose

Anser erythropus

species Anser fabalis (Latham, 1787) - Bean Goose

Anser fabalis

species Anser indicus (Latham, 1790) - Bar-headed Goose

Anser indicus

species Anser rossii Cassin, 1861 - Ross's Goose

Anser rossii

species Anser serrirostris Gould, 1852 - Thick-bill/eastern Bean Goose

Anser serrirostris

Fossil taxa

species Anser arenosus Bickart, 1990
species Anser arizonae Bickart, 1990
species Anser cygniformis Lambrecht, 1933
species Anser oeningensis (Meyer, 1865)
species Anser pratensis (Short, 1970)
species Anser pressus Wetmore, 1933
species Anser thompsoni Martin & Mengel, 1980
species Anser thraceiensis Burčak-Abramovič & Nikolov, 1984
species Anser udabnensis Burčak-Abramovič, 1957


Links and literature

EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Anser Brisson, 1760]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 3.3 [] [as Chen Boie, F, 1822]
Data retrieved on: 11 April 2013

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