Centrocercus Swainson 1832 (pheasant)

Aves - Galliformes - Phasianidae

Parent taxon: Phasianidae according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Afropavo, Agriocharis, Alectoris, Archaeophasianus, Bonasa, Coturnix, Dendragapus, Falcipennis, Filholornis, Francolinus, Gallus, Lagopus, Litoripes, Lyrurus, Margaroperdix, Meleagris, Miogallus, Miophasianus, Palaeocryptonyx, Palaeortyx, Parapavo, Pavo, Peliperdix, Perdicinae, Perdix, Phasianinae, Phasianus, Pliogallus, Plioperdix, Pternistis, Schaubortyx, Scleroptila, Synoicus, Tetraogallus, Tetraoninae, Tetrastes, Tympanuchus

Subtaxa: Centrocercus urophasianus

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Ecology: volant granivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (4: Colorado, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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