Order Coliiformes Murie 1872 (mousebird)

Aves - Coliiformes

Parent taxon: Trogonomorphae according to B. C. Livezey and R. L. Zusi 2007

See also Carroll 1988 and Lambrecht 1933

Sister taxa: Sandcoleiformes, Trogoniformes

Subtaxa: Chascacocolius Coliidae Eocolius Palaeospiza

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Tanzania (1 collection)

• Pliocene of South Africa (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (1)

• Oligocene of Belgium (1), Germany (1)

• Eocene of Denmark (1), France (1), Germany (1), United States (1: Colorado)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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