Zonotrichia Swainson 1832 (sparrow)

Aves - Passeriformes - Passerellidae

Synonym: Brachyspiza Ridgway 1898

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

See also Emslie 1998, Guthrie 1992, Parmalee and Klippel 1982 and Wetmore 1962

Sister taxa: Ammodramus, Amphispiza, Calamospiza, Chondestes, Junco, Melospiza, Melozone, Passerculus, Passerella, Pipilo, Pooecetes, Spizella

Subtaxa: Zonotrichia albicollis Zonotrichia capensis Zonotrichia leucophrys

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (1 collection), the Dominican Republic (1), United States (9: California, Colorado, Florida, Tennessee, Virginia, Wyoming)

Total: 11 collections including 14 occurrences

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