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Podiceps Latham 1787 (grebe)

Reptilia - Podicipediformes - Podicipedidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39553

Synonym: Pliodytes Brodkorb 1953 (taxon 146111)

Parent taxon: Podicipedidae according to S. L. Olson and P. C. Rasmussen 2001

Sister taxa: Aechmophorus, Colymbus, Podicipedini, Podilymbini, Podilymbus, Tachybaptus

Subtaxa: Podiceps arndti, Podiceps auritus, Podiceps caspicus, Podiceps discors, Podiceps dixi, Podiceps sociatus, Podiceps subparvus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore