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Colymbus Linnaeus 1758 (grebe)

Reptilia - Podicipediformes - Podicipedidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 83341

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: Podicipedidae according to H. Howard 1972

Sister taxa: Aechmophorus, Pliolymbus, Podiceps, Podicipedini, Podilymbini, Podilymbus, Poliocephalus, Tachybaptus

Subtaxa: Colymbus oligocaenus, Colymbus portisi, Colymbus subparvus

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Type: Podiceps auritus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore