Gallus gallus Linnaeus 1758 (chicken)

Aves - Galliformes - Phasianidae

Alternative combination: Phasianus gallus

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 Gallus according to S. Rigal et al. 2018

See also Balouet and Olson 1987, Broughton 2004, Clements et al. 2017, Linnaeus 1758, Olson et al. 1990, Steadman 1991, Steadman 1993, Steadman 1994, Steadman 1999, Steadman and Intoh 1994, Steadman and Pahlavan 1992, Steadman and Rolett 1996, Worthy 1998 and Worthy et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Gallus aesculapi, Gallus bravardi, Gallus longaevus

Ecology: volant granivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of American Samoa (1 collection), the Bahamas (1), Cook Islands (11), French Polynesia (9), the Marshall Islands (2), Micronesia (4), New Zealand (1), Niue (6), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Romania (1), Tonga (3), United States (1: Hawaii), Vanuatu (1), Wallis and Futuna (2)

Total: 44 collections including 45 occurrences

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