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Callipepla Wagler 1832 (crested quail)

Reptilia - Galliformes - Odontophoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 291634

Synonym: Lophortyx Bonaparte 1838 (taxon 105632)

Parent taxon: Odontophoridae according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Caccabis, Colinus, Cyrtonyx, Miortyx, Nanortyx, Odontophorus, Oreortyx, Ptilopachinae

Subtaxa: Callipepla californica, Callipepla douglasii, Callipepla gambelii, Lophortyx shotwelli

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Ecology: volant herbivore