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Eocuculus Chandler 1999 (cuckoo)

Reptilia - Cuculiformes - Cuculidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 94273

Full reference: R. M. Chandler. 1999. Fossil birds of Florissant, Colorado: with a description of a new genus and species of cuckoo. National Park Service Paleontological Research, Volume 4. Geologic Resources Division Technical Report NPS/NRGRD/GRDTR-99/03 49-53

Parent taxon: Cuculidae according to G. Mayr 2006

Sister taxa: Centropodinae, Coccyzus, Coua, Crotophaginae, Cuculinae, Dynamopterus, Dynamopteryx, Eutreptodactylus, Nannococcyx, Neococcyx, Neomorphinae, Phaenicophacinae, Thomasococcyx

Subtaxa: Eocuculus cherpinae

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Type: Eocuculus cherpinae

Ecology: volant insectivore