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Pteroptochos Kittlitz 1830 (perching bird)

Reptilia - Passeriformes - Rhinocryptidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 139263

Synonyms: Hylactes King 1831 (no. 139269), Leptonyx Swainson 1832 (no. 99400)

Parent taxon: Rhinocryptidae according to R. T. Chesser 1999

Sister taxon: Scelorchilus

Subtaxa: Pteroptochos castaneus, Pteroptochos megapodius, Pteroptochos tarnii

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore