Dendragapus Elliot 1864 (pheasant)

Aves - Galliformes - Phasianidae

Synonym: Palaeotetrix Shufeldt 1891

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

See also Jehl 1967, Lambrecht 1933, Miller 1911, Shufeldt 1891 and Wang et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Afropavo, Agriocharis, Alectoris, Archaeophasianus, Bonasa, Centrocercus, Coturnix, 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: Dendragapus fuliginosus Dendragapus gilli Dendragapus obscurus

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Ecology: volant granivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (9: California, Colorado, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 9 collections including 11 occurrences

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