Eutreptodactylus Baird and Vickers-Rich 1997 (cuckoo)

Aves - Cuculiformes - Cuculidae

Full reference: R. F. Baird and P. Vickers-Rich. 1997. Eutreptodactylus itaboraiensis gen. et sp. nov., an early cuckoo (Aves: Cuculidae) from the Late Paleocene of Brazil. Alcheringa 21(2):123-127

Parent taxon: Cuculidae according to R. F. Baird and P. Vickers-Rich 1997

See also Mayr 2004

Sister taxa: Cacomantis, Centropodinae, Centropus, Chrysococcyx, Coccyzus, Coua, Crotophaga, Crotophaginae, Cuculinae, Cuculus, Dromococcyx, Dynamopterus, Dynamopteryx, Eocuculus, Eudynamys, Geococcyx, Morococcyx, Nannococcyx, Necrornis, Neococcyx, Neomorphinae, Phaenicophacinae, Thomasococcyx, Urodynamis

Subtaxa: Eutreptodactylus itaboraiensis

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Type: Eutreptodactylus itaboraiensis

Ecology: volant insectivore

Distribution: found only at São José de Itaborai (Paleocene to Eocene of Brazil)

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