Turnix Bonnaterre 1791 (buttonquail)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Turnicidae

Synonym: Hemipodius Temminck 1815

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

See also Baird 1992, Burney et al. 2008, Carroll 1988 and Meijer et al. 2013

Sister taxon: Turnipax

Subtaxa: Turnix nigricollis Turnix suscitator Turnix varius Turnix velox

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (8 collections), East Timor (1), Indonesia (3), Japan (1), Madagascar (3), Mauritius (1), New Caledonia (7)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (1)

Total: 25 collections including 28 occurrences

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