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Family Odontophoridae Gould 1844 (New World quail)

Reptilia - Galliformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 67353

Alternative spelling: Odontophorinae

Full reference: J. Gould. 1844. A monograph of the Odontophorinae, or partridges of America. (Part I)

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

Sister taxa: Amitabha, Archaealectrornis, Craci, Cracidae, Galli, Gallinuloididae, Megapodiidae, Namaortyx, Numididae, Odontiphorinidae, Paraortygidae, Paraortyx, Phasanidae, Phasiani, Phasianidae, Procrax, Quercymegapodiidae, Taoperdix, Tetraonidae

Subtaxa: Caccabis, Callipepla, Colinus, Cyrtonyx, Miortyx, Nanortyx, Odontophorus, Oreortyx, Ptilopachinae

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Type: Odontophorus

Ecology: volant herbivore