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Tympanuchus cupido Linnaeus 1758 (greater prairie chicken)

Reptilia - Galliformes - Phasianidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 133781

Alternative combinations: Cupidonia cupido, Tetrao cupido

Synonyms: Cupidonia americanus Reichenbach 1852 (no. 373669), Tympanuchus americanus Reichenbach 1852 (no. 373670)

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Tympanuchus according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Tympanuchus lulli, Tympanuchus pallidicinctus, Tympanuchus phasianellus, Tympanuchus stirtoni

Ecology: volant granivore