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Tympanuchus lulli Shufeldt 1915 (pheasant)

Reptilia - Galliformes - Phasianidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 335135

Full reference: R. W. Shufeldt. 1915. Fossil birds in the Marsh Collection of Yale University. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 19:1-110

Belongs to Tympanuchus according to R. W. Shufeldt 1915

Sister taxa: Tympanuchus cupido, Tympanuchus pallidicinctus, Tympanuchus phasianellus, Tympanuchus stirtoni, Pedioecetes lucasi, Pediocetes nanus

Type specimen: YPM 911, a limb element (humerus). Its type locality is Hornerstown Pleistocene, which is in a Pleistocene marine horizon in New Jersey.

Ecology: volant granivore