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Fulica Linnaeus 1758 (rail)

Reptilia - Ornithurae - Rallidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39521

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: Rallidae according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Amaurornis, Aphanapteryx, Aphanocrex, Aramides, Atlantisia, Coturnicops, Creccoides, Crex, Dryolimnas, Eocrex, Erythromachus, Fulicinae, Gallinula, Gallinulinae, Gallirallus, Gypsornis, Hapalocrex, Hovacrex, Ibidopsis, Laterallus, Latipons, Lewinia, Microtribonyx, Mundia, Nesoclopeus, Nesolimnas, Palaeorallus, Paraortygometra, Pardirallus, Parvirallus, Pleistorallus, Porphyrio, Porzana, Rallina, Rallinae, Rallus, Tribonyx, Vitirallus, Wanshuina, Youngornis, Zapornia

Subtaxa: Fulica americana, Fulica atra, Fulica chathamensis, Fulica cristata, Fulica infelix, Fulica newtonii, Fulica podagrica, Fulica prior, Fulica prisca

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore