Paraortyx Gaillard 1908 (fowl)

Aves - Galliformes

Parent taxon: Galliformes according to B. Sigé et al. 1998

See also Gaillard 1939 and Lambrecht 1933

Sister taxa: Amitabha, Archaealectrornis, Craci, Cracidae, Galli, Gallinuloididae, Megapodiidae, Namaortyx, Numididae, Odontiphorinidae, Odontophoridae, Paraortygidae, Phasanidae, Phasiani, Phasianidae, Procrax, Quercymegapodiidae, Sobniogallus, Taoperdix, Tetraonidae

Subtaxa: Paraortyx brancoi Paraortyx lorteti

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Ecology: volant herbivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of France (1 collection), Germany (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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