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Canada Goose (Giant)
Branta canadensis maxima Delacour, 1951
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Order:
  Anseriformes
Family:
  Anatidae
Genus:
  Branta

Scientific:
  Branta canadensis maxima

Citation:
  Delacour, 1951

Reference:
  Am.Mus.Novit. no.1537 p.5

Protonym:
  Branta canadensis maxima

Avibase ID:
  5F4618221B2D8FD4

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/5F461822

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175002

Geographic range:

  • Branta canadensis maxima: Formerly Great Plains; now only on wildlife reserves
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Canada Goose (Giant)
German:
  Riesenkanadagans
French:
  Bernache du Canada (géante)
Dutch:
  Grote Canadese Gans
Slovak:
  bernikla obria


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Canada Goose (Giant) ( Branta canadensis maxima)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Canada Goose (Giant) ( Branta canadensis maxima)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Canada Goose (Giant) ( Branta canadensis maxima)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Canada Goose (Giant) ( Branta canadensis maxima)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Canada Goose (Giant) ( Branta canadensis maxima)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Canada Goose (Giant) ( Branta canadensis maxima)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Canada Goose (Giant) ( Branta canadensis maxima)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
    Branta canadensis maxima
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Branta canadensis maxima [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies

This taxon is a subspecies of Branta canadensis [moffitti or maxima]

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Other synonyms

German: Riesenkanadagans
English: Canada Goose (Giant), Canadian Goose, Giant Canada goose
French: Bernache du Canada, Bernache du Canada (forme géante), Bernache du Canada (géante), Bernache géante
Latin: Branta canadensis maxima
Dutch: Grote Canadese Gans, Reuzen canada gans
Slovak: bernikla obria

 

         

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