† Alopochen


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Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Stamm: Chordata  ⇒ Unterstamm: Vertebrata  ⇒ Infrastamm: Gnathostomata  ⇒ Superklasse: Tetrapoda  ⇒ Serie: Amniota  ⇒ Klade: Sauropsida  ⇒ Infraklasse: Eureptilia  ⇒ ohne Rang: Romeriida  ⇒ Unterklasse: Diapsida  ⇒ Klade: Eosuchia  ⇒ Klade: Neodiapsida  ⇒ Klade: Sauria (Klade)  ⇒ Infraklasse: Archosauromorpha  ⇒ Klade: Archosauriformes  ⇒ ohne Rang: Crurotarsi  ⇒ Klade: Archosauria  ⇒ ohne Rang: Avemetatarsalia  ⇒ Klade: Ornithodira  ⇒ Klade: Dinosauromorpha  ⇒ Klade: Dinosauriformes  ⇒ Klade: Dinosauria  ⇒ Ordnung: Saurischia  ⇒ Klade: Theropoda  ⇒ Klade: Neotheropoda  ⇒ ohne Rang: Averostra  ⇒ Klade: Tetanurae  ⇒ Kohorte: Coelurosauria  ⇒ ohne Rang: Maniraptora  ⇒ Unterkohorte: Paraves  ⇒ Klasse: Aves  ⇒ Infraklasse: Neognathae  ⇒ Klade: Galloanserae  ⇒ Überordnung: Galloanserimorphae  ⇒ Ordnung: Anseriformes  ⇒ Familie: Anatidae  ⇒ Unterfamilie: Anatinae  ⇒ Tribus: Tadornini

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

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Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 0.0117 Ma - End age: 0 Ma

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Motility: actively mobile
Environment: freshwater


Compositon of the remains:


Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Next lower taxonomy level

Untergattung: Alopochen (Mascarenachen) Cowles, 1994

Art: Alopochen aegyptiaca Linnaeus, 1766

Art: Alopochen kervazoi Cowles, 1994

Art: Alopochen mauritianus Newton & Gadow, 1893

Art: Alopochen sirabensis Andrews, 1897

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On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 3)

Taxonomic assignment (5)

Eukaryota (Domäne)

Animalia (Reich)

Eumetazoa (Mittelreich)


Nephrozoa (Klade)

Deuterostomia (Abzweig)

Chordata (Stamm)

Vertebrata (Unterstamm)

Gnathostomata (Infrastamm)

Tetrapoda (Superklasse)

Amniota (Serie)

Sauropsida (Klade)

Eureptilia (Infraklasse)

Romeriida (ohne Rang)

Diapsida (Unterklasse)

Eosuchia (Klade)

Neodiapsida (Klade)


Archosauromorpha (Infraklasse)


Crurotarsi (ohne Rang)

Archosauria (Klade)

Avemetatarsalia (ohne Rang)

Ornithodira (Klade)



Dinosauria (Klade)

Saurischia (Ordnung)

Theropoda (Klade)

Neotheropoda (Klade)

Averostra (ohne Rang)

Tetanurae (Klade)

Coelurosauria (Kohorte)

Maniraptora (ohne Rang)

Paraves (Unterkohorte)

Aves (Klasse)

Neognathae (Infraklasse)

Galloanserae (Klade)

Galloanserimorphae (Überordnung)

Anseriformes (Ordnung)

Anatidae (Familie)

Anatinae (Unterfamilie)

Tadornini (Tribus)

Alopochen (Gattung)






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References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • J. del Hoyo, 2014 - HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 1: Non-passerines - (), 1-904 (book, English)
  • J. P. Hume, 2013 - A synopsis of the pre-human avifauna of the Mascarene Islands - Proceedings of the 8th International Meeting of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution (), 195-237 (journal article, English)
  • J. Gonzalez, 2009 - Phylogenetic relationships based on two mitochondrial genes and hybridization patterns in Anatidae - Journal of Zoology (279), 310-318 (journal article, English)
  • C. Mourer-Chauviré, 1999 - The avifauna of Réunion Island (Mascarene Islands) at the time of the arrival of the first Europeans - Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology (89), 1-38 (serial monograph, English)
  • S. M. Goodman, 1999 - Holocene bird subfossils from the sites of Ampasambazimba, Antsirabe and Ampoza, Madagascar: changes in the avifauna of south central Madagascar over the past few millennia - Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress, Durban (), 3071-3083 (journal article, English)
  • G. S. Cowles, 1994 - A new genus, three new species and two new records of extinct Holocene birds from Réunion Island, Indian Ocean - Geobios (27), 87-93 (journal article, English)
  • P. Brodkorb, 1964 - Catalogue of Fossil Birds. Part 2 (Anseriformes through Galliformes) - Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences (8), 195-335 (journal article, English)
  • C. W. Andrews, 1897 - On some fossil remains of carinate birds from central Madagascar - Ibis (39), 343-358 (journal article, English)
  • E. Newton, 1893 - On additional bones of the Dodo and other extinct birds of Mauritius obtained by Mr. Théodore Sauzier - Transactions of the Zoological Society of London (13), 281-302 (journal article, English)


GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) RwawT39Ob0avnIhmSW36Nw
GUID (Global unique identifier) 4FB00647-4E7F-466F-AF9C-8866496DFA37
Database ID 87023