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Fulica Linnaeus 1758 (rail)

Reptilia - Ornithurae - Rallidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39521

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Rallidae according to T. H. Worthy and J. A. Grant-Mackie 2003

Sister taxa: Aphanapteryx, Atlantisia, Capellirallus, Coturnicops, Creccoides, Diaphorapteryx, Eocrex, Euryonotus, Fulicaletornis, Gallinula, Gallirallus, Ibidopsis, Laterallus, Latipons, Ludiortyx, Miofulica, Miorallus, Nesotrochis, Palaeocrex, Palaeogramides, Palaeorallus, Paraortygometra, Pararallus, Pardirallus, Parvirallus, Pleistorallus, Porphyrio, Porphyrula, Porzana, Quercyrallus, Rallicrex, Rallinae, Rallus, Wanshuina, Youngornis

Subtaxa: Fulica americana, Fulica infelix, Fulica minor, Fulica podagrica, Fulica prisca, Fulica shufeldti

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore