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Fulica americana Gmelin 1789 (American coot)

Reptilia - Ornithurae - Rallidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 186246

Synonym: Fulica hesterna Howard 1963 (taxon 367390)

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

Sister taxa: Fulica atra, Fulica cristata, Fulica infelix, Fulica newtonii, Fulica podagrica, Fulica prior, Fulica prisca

Subtaxa: Fulica americana shufeldti

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore