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Nanortyx inexpectatus Weigel 1963 (New World quail)

Reptilia - Galliformes - Odontophoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 67342

Full reference: R. D. Weigel. 1963. Oligocene birds from Saskatchewan. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences 26(3):257-262

Belongs to Nanortyx according to R. D. Weigel 1963

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SMNH 1417, a set of limb elements (distal end of a right tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is Calf Creek bird locality, which is in a Chadronian fluvial sandstone in the Cypress Hills Formation of Canada.

Ecology: volant herbivore