Struthio camelus Linnaeus 1758 (common ostrich)

Aves - Struthioniformes - Struthionidae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Struthio according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Lambrecht 1933, Linnaeus 1758, Manegold and Brink 2011 and Mourer-Chauvire and Geraads 2008

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

Subtaxa: Struthio camelus australis

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Congo-Kinshasa (3 collections), Egypt (2), Niger (2), South Africa (12), Sudan (5), Tanzania (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (1)

Total: 26 collections including 27 occurrences

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