Order Tinamiformes Huxley 1872 (tinamou)

Aves - Tinamiformes

Parent taxon: Dromaeomorphae according to B. C. Livezey and R. L. Zusi 2007

See also Carroll 1988 and Slack et al. 2006

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Tinamidae

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (4 collections), Bolivia (1), Peru (1)

• Pliocene of Argentina (2)

• Montehermosan of Argentina (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 10 collections including 13 occurrences

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