Otis tarda Linnaeus 1758 (great bustard)

Aves - Otidiformes - Otididae

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 Otis according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Bedetti and Pavia 2013, Linnaeus 1758 and Zelenkov et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Otis affinis, Otis agilis, Otis brevipes

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of Greece (2 collections), Hungary (1), Italy (2), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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