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Subfamily Tetraoninae Linnaeus 1758 (grouse)

Reptilia - Galliformes - Phasianidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 67700

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Phasianidae according to B. C. Livezey and R. L. Zusi 2007

Sister taxa: Agriocharis, Bonasa, Coturnix, Cyrtonyx, Dendragapus, Francolinus, Litoripes, Meleagris, Miophasianus, Numidinae, Palaeortyx, Parapavo, Pavo, Perdicinae, Phasianinae, Pliogallus, Plioperdix, Schaubortyx, Tympanuchus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: volant granivore