Pliogallus Gaillard 1939 (pheasant)

Aves - Galliformes - Phasianidae

Full reference: C. Gaillard. 1939. Contribution a l'étude des oiseaux fossiles [Contribution to the study of fossil birds]. Archives du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Lyon 15(2):1-100

Parent taxon: Phasianidae according to C. Gaillard 1939

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, Phasianus, Plioperdix, Pternistis, Schaubortyx, Scleroptila, Synoicus, Tetraogallus, Tetraoninae, Tetrastes, Tympanuchus

Subtaxa: Pliogallus crassipes Pliogallus kormosi

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Type: Pliogallus crassipes

Ecology: volant granivore

Distribution: found only at Catacombs of Odessa, Ukraine (Pliocene to Pliocene of Ukraine)

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