Palaeocryptonyx donnezani Deperet 1890 (pheasant)

Aves - Galliformes - Phasianidae

Alternative combination: Alectoris donnezani

Synonyms: Ammoperdix ponticus Tugarinov 1940, Francolinus subfrancolinus Jánossy 1976, Francolinus wezensis Jánossy 1981

Belongs to Palaeocryptonyx according to C. Bedetti and M. Pavia 2013

See also Lambrecht 1933 and Mlikovsky 2002

Sister taxon: Palaeocryptonyx grivensis

Ecology: volant granivore


• Quaternary of Italy (2 collections), Spain (10)

• Pliocene of Hungary (1), Ukraine (1)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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