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Anser  Brisson, 1760
Taxonomic Serial No.: 175019

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Philacte Bannister, 1870
    Chen Boie, 1822
  Common Name(s): Bean Geese [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2022   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderAnseriformes  – Ducks, Geese, Screamers, Swans, Waterfowl, canards, cygnes, oies, sauvagine  
                            FamilyAnatidae Leach, 1820 – Ducks, Geese, Swans, canards, cygnes, oies  
                               GenusAnser Brisson, 1760 – Bean Geese  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Anser albifrons (Scopoli, 1769) – Ganso careto-mayor, Greater White-fronted Goose, Oie rieuse, Ánsar careto, ganso-de-testa-branca 
                                  Species Anser anser (Linnaeus, 1758) – Greylag Goose, Oie cendrée, Ánsar común, ganso-bravo, Graylag Goose 
                                  Species Anser brachyrhynchus Baillon, 1834 – Pink-footed Goose, Oie à bec court, Ánsar piquicorto, ganso-de-bico-curto 
                                  Species Anser caerulescens (Linnaeus, 1758) – Snow Goose, Oie des neiges, Ánsar nival, ganso-das-neves, Blue Goose 
                                  Species Anser canagicus (Sevastianov, 1802) – Emperor Goose, Oie empereur, Ánsar emperador, ganso-imperador 
                                  Species Anser cygnoides (Linnaeus, 1758) – Swan Goose, Oie cygnoïde, Ánsar cisnal, ganso-cisne 
                                  Species Anser erythropus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Lesser White-fronted Goose, Oie naine, Ánsar chico, ganso-pequeno 
                                  Species Anser fabalis (Latham, 1787) – Bean Goose, Taiga Bean Goose, Oie des moissons, Ánsar campestre, ganso-campestre, Taiga Bean-Goose 
                                  Species Anser indicus (Latham, 1790) – Bar-headed Goose, Oie à tête barrée, Ánsar indio, ganso-de-cabeça-listada 
                                  Species Anser rossii Cassin, 1861 – Ross's Goose, Oie de Ross, Ánsar de Ross, ganso-das-neves-pequeno 
                                  Species Anser serrirostris Gould, 1852 – Tundra Bean Goose, Oie de la toundra, Tundra Bean-Goose 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Anser    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Anser    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: AOU Check-List (07-2006), website (version Jul-2006)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: American Ornithologists' Union's "LIST OF THE 2,041 BIRD SPECIES (WITH SCIENTIFIC AND ENGLISH NAMES) KNOWN FROM THE A.O.U. CHECK-LIST AREA" (AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-47), maintained at   
  Reference for: Anser   
  Source: IOC World Bird List (version 12.1), website (version 12.1)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Gill, F., D. Donsker, and P. Rasmussen, eds. 2022. IOC World Bird List (v 12.1). doi: 10.14344/IOC.ML.12.1. Available at [Accessed 21 Jan, 2022]   
  Reference for: Anser   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Anser   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, website (version 1998)  
  Acquired: 1998   
  Notes: Alan P. Peterson;   
  Reference for: Anser   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Anser, Bean Geese [English]   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Although the Zoonomen site changed from using Chen (in 1998) to lumping this into Anser (in 2006), the AOU (2006) continues to use Chen for the three species. For the moment, ITIS is following the AOU on this issue  



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