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Paraortyx Gaillard 1908 (fowl)

Reptilia - Galliformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 191563

Full reference: C. Gaillard. 1908. Les oiseaux des phosphorites du Quercy [The birds from the Quercy phosphorites]. Annales de l'Université de Lyon, nouvelle séries. 1. Sciences, Médecine 23:1-178

Parent taxon: Galliformes according to B. Sigé et al. 1998

Sister taxa: Amitabha, Archaealectrornis, Craci, Cracidae, Galli, Gallinuloididae, Megapodiidae, Namaortyx, Numididae, Odontiphorinidae, Odontophoridae, Paraortygidae, Phasanidae, Phasiani, Phasianidae, Procrax, Quercymegapodiidae, Sobniogallus, Taoperdix, Tetraonidae

Subtaxa: Paraortyx brancoi, Paraortyx lorteti

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Type: Paraortyx lorteti

Ecology: volant herbivore