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Miortyx Miller 1944 (quail)

Reptilia - Galliformes - Odontophoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39343

Full reference: A. H. Miller. 1944. An avifauna from the lower Miocene of South Dakota. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences 27(4):85-100

Parent taxon: Odontophorinae according to A. H. Miller 1944

Sister taxa: Caccabis, Callipepla, Colinus, Cyrtonyx, Nanortyx, Odontophorinae, Odontophorus, Oreortyx, Ptilopachinae

Subtaxa: Miortyx aldeni, Miortyx teres

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Type: Miortyx teres

Ecology: volant herbivore