Family Pteroclidae Bonaparte 1831 (sandgrouse)

Aves - Pterocliformes - Pteroclidae

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

See also Carroll 1988, Lambrecht 1933, Livezey and Zusi 2007, Olson 1985 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Pterocles Syrrhaptes

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Type: Pterocles

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (3 collections), Jordan (1), Madagascar (2)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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