Pavo Linnaeus 1758 (peafowl)

Aves - Galliformes - Phasianidae

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

See also Wang et al. 2013 and Weesie 1982

Sister taxa: Afropavo, Agriocharis, Alectoris, Archaeophasianus, Bonasa, Centrocercus, Coturnix, Dendragapus, Falcipennis, Filholornis, Francolinus, Gallus, Lagopus, Litoripes, Margaroperdix, Meleagris, Miogallus, Miophasianus, Palaeortyx, Parapavo, Peliperdix, Perdicinae, Perdix, Phasianinae, Phasianus, Pliogallus, Plioperdix, Pternistis, Schaubortyx, Synoicus, Tetraogallus, Tetraoninae, Tetrastes, Tympanuchus

Subtaxa: Pavo muticus

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Ecology: volant granivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Indonesia (1 collection)

• Miocene of Greece (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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