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Burhinus Illiger 1811 (thick-knee)

Reptilia - Charadriiformes - Burhinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39562

Synonym: Oedicnemus Temminck 1815 (taxon 369105)

Full reference: C. Illiger. 1811. Prodromus Systematis Mammalium et Avium

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

Sister taxon: Esacus

Subtaxa: Burhinus bistriatus, Burhinus capensis, Burhinus lucorum, Burhinus nanus, Burhinus superciliaris

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore