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Grus Brisson 1760 (crane)

Reptilia - Gruiformes - Gruidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39502

Synonyms: Baeopteryx Wetmore 1960 (no. 371940), Megalornis Gray 1841 (no. 105725)

Parent taxon: Gruidae according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Aletornis, Antigone, Balearica, Balearicinae, Geranopsis, Gruinae, Leucogeranus, Palaeogrus, Paragrus, Pliogrus, Probalearica, Protogrus, Urmiornis

Subtaxa: Grus americana, Grus grus, Grus haydeni, Grus latipes, Grus marshi, Grus melitensis, Grus minor, Grus nannodes, Grus primigenia, Grus turfa

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore