Turnix varius Lathum 1802 (painted buttonquail)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Turnicidae

Alternative combinations: Perdix varia, Turnix varia

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

See also Baird 1992, Baird 1993 and Balouet and Olson 1989

Sister taxa: Turnix nigricollis, Turnix suscitator, Turnix velox

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (5 collections), New Caledonia (7)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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