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Relationships of
Vertebrate Animals
to this Plant:

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Taxodium distichum
(Bald Cypress) [Taxodiaceae]
(observations are from Snyder, Martin et al., Ernst et al., Bellrose, C. Martin et al.,  Lucas, and Clement)

Birds

Anatidae: Aix sponsa (Wood Duck) [feeds on seeds] Blr1942, Anas clypeata (Northern Shoveler) [feeds on seeds] Blr1942, Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard) [feeds on seeds] Blr1942, Anas rubripes (Black Duck) [feeds on seeds] Blr1942,
Anas strepera (Gadwall) [seeds comprise 0.5-2% of the diet in the Southeast during winter] MZN1951, Aythya collaris (Ring-necked Duck) [feeds on seeds] Blr1942; Psittacidae: Conuropsis carolinensis (Carolina Parakeet) [seed balls of major importance as a source of food] Snd2004

Mammals
Vespertilionidae: Corynorhinus rafinesquii (Rafinesque's Big-eared Bat) [uses cavities of this tree for roosting sites in Mississippi, used cavities of this tree for roost sites 2.3% of the time in South Carolina, used cavities of this tree for roost sites 7.3% of the time in Georgia] Mrt2011 Lcs2009 Clm2011

Turtles
Emydidae: Trachemys scripta (Slider) [probably feeds on fallen leaves or fallen seed balls] EBL1994
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