Coturnix coturnix Linnaeus 1758 (common quail)

Aves - Galliformes - Phasianidae

Alternative combination: Tetrao coturnix

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 Coturnix according to L. Carrera et al. 2018

See also Boule and De Villeneuve 1927, Burchak-Abramovich and Burchak 1998, Carrera et al. 2018, Clements et al. 2017, Crowe et al. 2006, Linnaeus 1758, SeguĂ­ et al. 1997 and Weesie 1988

Sister taxa: Coturnix gomerae, Coturnix japonica, Coturnix novaezelandiae, Coturnix pectoralis

Ecology: volant granivore


• Quaternary of Greece (2 collections), Hungary (2), Italy (8), Jordan (1), Monaco (1), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (4), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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