Struthio asiaticus Milne-Edwards 1871 (Asian ostrich)

Aves - Struthioniformes - Struthionidae

Belongs to Struthio according to C. Mourer-Chauvire and D. Geraads 2008

See also Davies 1880, Houde 1988 and Lambrecht 1933

Sister taxa: Struthio anderssoni, Struthio bradydactylus, Struthio camelus, Struthio chersonensis, Struthio karatheodoris, Struthio mongolicus, Struthio novorossicus, Struthio orlovi, Struthio wimani

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Quaternary of Turkmenistan (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Morocco (1)

• Miocene of Ukraine (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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