Struthio Linnaeus 1758 (ostrich)

Aves - Struthioniformes - Struthionidae

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

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

See also Boev and Spassov 2009, Carroll 1988, Houde 1988, Koufos et al. 2016, Lambrecht 1933 and Mourer-Chauvire and Geraads 2008

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Struthio anderssoni Struthio asiaticus Struthio bradydactylus Struthio camelus Struthio chersonensis Struthio karatheodoris Struthio mongolicus Struthio novorossicus Struthio orlovi Struthio wimani

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (1 collection), the Congo-Kinshasa (3), Egypt (2), Georgia (1), Kenya (1), Morocco (2), Niger (2), South Africa (13), Sudan (5), Tanzania (12), Turkey (1), Turkmenistan (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (1)

• Pliocene of Egypt (1), Kenya (1), Kyrgyzstan (1), Morocco (2), the Russian Federation (2), South Africa (2), Turkey (1), Ukraine (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Kenya (4), South Africa (2)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), Bulgaria (2), Egypt (1), Greece (1), Iraq (1), Kenya (2), Moldova (1), South Africa (1), Tunisia (2), Ukraine (5)

Total: 80 collections including 82 occurrences

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