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Pteroptochos megapodius Kittlitz 1830 (moustached turca)

Reptilia - Passeriformes - Rhinocryptidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 139267

Alternative combination: Hylactes megapodius

Synonym: Leptonyx macropus Swainson 1832 (taxon 139277)

Belongs to Pteroptochos according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Pteroptochos castaneus, Pteroptochos tarnii

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore