Lagopus muta Montin 1781 (rock ptarmigan)

Aves - Galliformes - Phasianidae

Alternative combinations: Lagopus mutus, Tetrao mutus

Belongs to Lagopus according to L. Carrera et al. 2018

See also Burchak-Abramovich and Burchak 1998, Clements et al. 2017, Seward et al. 2006 and Zelenkov et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Lagopus lagopus, Lagopus leucura

Ecology: volant granivore


• Quaternary of Greenland (1 collection), Hungary (1), Italy (2), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (4), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (5), United States (2: Virginia)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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