Agriocharis Chapman 1896 (pheasant)

Aves - Galliformes - Phasianidae

Parent taxon: Phasianidae according to P. Brodkorb 1964

See also Lambrecht 1933

Sister taxa: Afropavo, 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, Pliogallus, Plioperdix, Pternistis, Schaubortyx, Scleroptila, Synoicus, Tetraogallus, Tetraoninae, Tetrastes, Tympanuchus

Subtaxa: Agriocharis anza Agriocharis progenes

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Ecology: volant granivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (2: California, Texas collections)

• Blancan of United States (1: Kansas)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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