Pteroptochos Kittlitz 1830 (perching bird)

Aves - Passeriformes - Rhinocryptidae

Synonyms: Hylactes King 1831, Leptonyx Swainson 1832

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

See also Allen 1919 and Chesser 1999

Sister taxon: Scelorchilus

Subtaxa: Pteroptochos castaneus Pteroptochos megapodius Pteroptochos tarnii

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Pteroptochos in the database

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