Shiriyanetta

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Shiriyanetta
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Genus: Shiriyanetta
Species:
S. hasegawai
Binomial name
Shiriyanetta hasegawai
Watanabe et al 2015

Shiriyanetta hasegawai is an extinct species of seaduck from the Pleistocene of Japan. It was flightless, similar to the also extinct Chendytes from the opposite side of the Pacific.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Watanabe, Junya; Matsuoka, Hiroshige (2015). "Flightless diving duck (Aves, Anatidae) from the Pleistocene of Shiriya, northeast Japan". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 35 (6): e994745. doi:10.1080/02724634.2014.994745.