Primotrogon Mayr 1999 (trogon)

Aves - Trogoniformes - Trogonidae

Full reference: G. Mayr. 1999. A new trogon from the Middle Oligocene of CĂ©reste, France. The Auk 116(2):427-434

Parent taxon: Trogonidae according to G. Mayr 2005

See also Mayr 1999 and Mlikovsky 2002

Sister taxa: Apaloderma, Eotrogon, Harpactes, Paratrogon, Pharomachrus, Priotelus, Septentrogon, Trogon

Subtaxa: Primotrogon pumilio Primotrogon wintersteini

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Ecology: volant frugivore-insectivore


• Oligocene of France (1 collection), Germany (1)

• Eocene of Germany (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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