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Fulica podagrica Brodkorb 1965 (coot)

Reptilia - Ornithurae - Rallidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 290689

Full reference: P. Brodkorb. 1965. Fossil birds from Barbados, West Indies. The Journal of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society 31(1):3-10

Belongs to Fulica according to P. Brodkorb 1965

Sister taxa: Fulica americana, Fulica atra, Fulica chathamensis, Fulica cristata, Fulica infelix, Fulica newtonii, Fulica prior, Fulica prisca

Type specimen: UF 7458, a limb element (left humerus). Its type locality is Spring Bay, which is in the Pleistocene/Holocene of horizon Barbados.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore