Phasianus Linnaeus 1758 (pheasant)

Aves - Galliformes - Phasianidae

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

See also Lambrecht 1933

Sister taxa: Afropavo, Agriocharis, Alectoris, Archaeophasianus, Bonasa, Centrocercus, Coturnix, Dendragapus, Falcipennis, Filholornis, Francolinus, Gallus, Lagopus, Litoripes, Lyrurus, Margaroperdix, Meleagris, Miogallus, Miophasianus, Palaeocryptonyx, Palaeortyx, Parapavo, Pavo, Peliperdix, Perdicinae, Perdix, Phasianinae, Pliogallus, Plioperdix, Pternistis, Schaubortyx, Scleroptila, Synoicus, Tetraogallus, Tetraoninae, Tetrastes, Tympanuchus

Subtaxa: Phasianus alfhildae Phasianus americanus Phasianus archiaci Phasianus augustus Phasianus colchicus Phasianus hermonis Phasianus mioceanus Phasianus roberti

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Ecology: volant granivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of New Zealand (1 collection)

• Miocene of Greece (1)

• Arikareean of United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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