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Porphyrula Linnaeus 1758 (rail)

Reptilia - Ornithurae - Rallidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 83793

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 S. D. Emslie 1992

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore