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Gallinago azovica Zelenkov and Panteleyev 2015 (snipe)

Reptilia - Charadriiformes - Scolopacidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 331390

Full reference: N. V. Zelenkov and A. V. Panteleyev. 2015. Three bird taxa (Aves: Anatidae, Phasianidae, Scolopacidae) from the Late Miocene of the Sea of Azov (Southwestern Russia). Paläontologische Zeitschrift 89:515-527

Belongs to Gallinago according to N. V. Zelenkov and A. V. Panteleyev 2015

Sister taxa: Gallinago anthonyi, Gallinago delicata, Gallinago gallinago, Gallinago hardwickii, Gallinago media, Gallinago megala, Gallinago paraguaiae, Gallinago stenura

Type specimen: Its type locality is Morskaya-2 locality, which is in a Turolian fluvial-deltaic claystone in the Russian Federation

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore