Fulica atra Linnaeus 1758 (common coot)

Aves - Gruiformes - Rallidae

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 Fulica according to D. Michailidis et al. 2018

See also Carrera et al. 2018, Clements et al. 2017, Hay 1902, Linnaeus 1758 and Weesie 1988

Sister taxa: Fulica americana, Fulica chathamensis, Fulica cristata, Fulica infelix, Fulica newtonii, Fulica podagrica, Fulica prior, Fulica prisca

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of Greece (3 collections), Italy (2), Jordan (1), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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