Pterocles Temminck 1815 (sandgrouse)

Aves - Pterocliformes - Pteroclidae

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

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

Sister taxon: Syrrhaptes

Subtaxa: Pterocles alchata Pterocles larvatus Pterocles orientalis Pterocles personatus Pterocles sepultus Pterocles validus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


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

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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