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Geese and swans
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Mute Swans (Cygnus olor)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Superorder: Galloanserae
Clade: Odontoanserae
Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Subfamily: Anserinae
Tribe: Anserini
Vigors, 1825 (1815)[1]

Anserini is a tribe of ducks containing the geese and swans.

Etymology

From Latin anser, anseris, meaning goose.[2]

Taxonomy

It contains the following species:

References

  1. ^ Boyd, John (August 6, 2014). "Anatidae" ({{{version}}} ed.). Retrieved January 13, 2015. 
  2. ^ Jobling, J. (2015). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.), eds. "Anser". Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. Retrieved 1-8-15.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
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