Procrax Tordoff and Macdonald 1957 (fowl)

Aves - Galliformes

Full reference: H. B. Tordoff and J. R. Macdonald. 1957. A new bird (family Cracidae) from the early Oligocene of South Dakota. Auk 74(2):174-184

Parent taxon: Galliformes according to G. Mayr and I. Weidig 2004

See also Carroll 1988 and Tordoff and Macdonald 1957

Sister taxa: Amitabha, Archaealectrornis, Craci, Cracidae, Galli, Gallinuloididae, Megapodiidae, Namaortyx, Numididae, Odontiphorinidae, Odontophoridae, Paraortygidae, Paraortyx, Phasanidae, Phasiani, Phasianidae, Quercymegapodiidae, Sobniogallus, Taoperdix, Tetraonidae

Subtaxa: Procrax brevipes

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Type: Procrax brevipes

Ecology: volant herbivore

Distribution: found only at Procrax brevipes type locality (Eocene of South Dakota)

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