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Rupephaps Worthy et al. 2009 (dove)

Reptilia - Columbiformes - Columbidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 333913

Full reference: T. H. Worthy, S. J. Hand, J. P. Worthy, A. J. D. Tennyson, and R. P. Scofield. 2009. A Large Fruit Pigeon (Columbidae) from the Early Miocene of New Zealand. The Auk 126(3):649-656

Parent taxon: Columbidae according to T. H. Worthy et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Alectroenas, Alopecoenas, Arenicolumba, Bountyphaps, Caloenas, Chalcophaps, Claravis, Columba, Columbina, Columbinae, Didunculinae, Drepanoptila, Ducula, Dysmoropelia, Ectopistes, Gallicolumba, Geotrygon, Gerandia, Gourinae, Hemiphaga, Leptotila, Leucosarcia, Lithophaps, Macropygia, Natunaornis, Nesoenas, Ocyphaps, Oena, Patagioenas, Pezophaps, Phaps, Ptilinopus, Raphus, Streptopelia, Treron, Turtur, Zenaida

Subtaxa: Rupephaps taketake

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Type: Rupephaps taketake

Ecology: volant frugivore-granivore