Family Tinamidae Gray 1840 (tinamou)

Aves - Tinamiformes - Tinamidae

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

See also Carroll 1988, Lambrecht 1933 and Livezey and Zusi 2007

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Crypturellus Eudromia Nothoprocta Nothura Querandiornis Rhynchotus Roveretornis Tinamisornis Tinamus

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Ecology: volant granivore

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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