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Table 1 Current taxonomy for the True Geese (tribe Anserini), previously published in Ottenburghs et al. (2016)

From: A history of hybrids? Genomic patterns of introgression in the True Geese

English Name Scientific Name Subspecies
Genus ANSER
 Swan Goose Anser cygnoides  
 Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis A. f. fabalis
A. f. johanseni
A. f. middendorffii
 Tundra Bean Goose Anser serrirostris A. s. rossicus
A. s. serrirostris
 Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus  
 Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons A. a. albifrons (Eurasian)
A. a. flavirostris (Greenland)
A. a. gambeli (Western)
A. a. frontalis (Western)
A. a. elgasi (Tule)
 Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus  
 Greylag Goose Anser anser A. a. anser (European)
A. a. rubrirostris (Siberian)
 Bar-headed Goose Anser indicus  
 Emperor Goose Anser canagicus  
 Snow Goose Anser caerulescens A. c. caerulescens
A. c. atlantica
 Ross’ Goose Anser rossii  
Genus BRANTA
 Brent Goose Branta bernicla B. b. bernicla (Dark-bellied)
B. b. hrota (Pale-bellied or Atlantic)
B. b. nigricans (Black)
B. b. orientalis
 Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis  
 Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii B. h. leucopareia (Aleutian)
B. h. hutchinsii (Richardson’s)
B. h. minima (Minima)
B. h. taverneri (Taverner’s)
 Canada Goose Branta canadensis B. c. moffitti
B. c. maxima
B. c. occidentalis
B. c. fulva
B. c. canadensis
B. c. interior
B. c. parvipes
 Hawaiian Goose Branta sandvicensis  
 Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis