Podilymbus Lesson 1831 (grebe)

Aves - Podicipediformes - Podicipedidae

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

See also Alvarez 1977, Bickart 1990, Emslie 1992, Hay 1902, Lambrecht 1933, Parmalee 1992 and Shufeldt 1891

Sister taxa: Aechmophorus, Colymbus, Pliolymbus, Podiceps, Podicipedini, Podilymbini, Poliocephalus, Tachybaptus

Subtaxa: Podilymbus magnus Podilymbus podiceps

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Type: Colymbus podiceps

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (3 collections), Peru (1), Puerto Rico (1), United States (29: Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Oregon, Texas, Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (5: Florida)

• Pliocene of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 40 collections including 41 occurrences

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