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Related to Anserinae: anserini
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Noun1.Anserinae - used in some classifications for the swansAnserinae - used in some classifications for the swans
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Anatidae, family Anatidae - swimming birds having heavy short-legged bodies and bills with a horny tip: swans; geese; ducks
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This decision was based on the anatomy of the tibiotarsus in Anserinae, where the is craniocaudally flattened and simultaneously broader than the medial or lateral aspect of the bone.
For example, whistling ducks (tree ducks; subfamily, Dendrocygninae of the duck, goose and swan family of birds, Anatidae) are often considered to belong to tribe Dendrocygnini of the goose subfamily Anserinae.
The estimates of genetic distances among populations/species reported for shiver ring-necked pheasant (Phasianus colchicus), subfamily Anserinae and in Bats, are very similar (range: 0.083 - 0.220) (Giesel et al., 1997; Baublys et al., 2002; Moreira and Moriella-Versute, 2006).