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Family Odontophoridae Gould 1844 (New World quail)

Reptilia - Galliformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 67353

Alternative spelling: Odontophorinae

Full reference: J. Gould. 1844. A monograph of the Odontophorinae, or partridges of America. (Part I)

Parent taxon: Galliformes according to S. H. Eo et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Amitabha, Archaealectrornis, Craci, Galli, Gallinuloididae, Namaortyx, Odontiphorinidae, Paraortygidae, Paraortyx, Phasanidae, Phasiani, Phasianidae, Procrax, Quercymegapodiidae, Taoperdix

Subtaxa: Callipepla, Colinus, Lophortyx, Miortyx, Nanortyx, Oreortyx

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Ecology: volant herbivore