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Namaortyx Mourer-Chauviré et al. 2011 (fowl)

Reptilia - Galliformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 195904

Full reference: C. Mourer-Chauviré, M. Pickford, and B. Senut. 2011. The first Palaeogene galliform from Africa. Journal of Ornithology 152:617-622

Parent taxon: Galliformes according to C. Mourer-Chauviré et al. 2011

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

Subtaxa: Namaortyx sperrgebietensis

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Type: Namaortyx sperrgebietensis

Ecology: volant herbivore