Colius Brisson 1760 (mousebird)

Aves - Coliiformes - Coliidae

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

See also Carroll 1988, Livezey and Zusi 2007, Mayr and Mourer-Chauviré 2004 and Olson 1985

Sister taxa: Masillacolius, Oligocolius, Primocolius, Selmes, Urocolius

Subtaxa: Colius striatus

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Ecology: volant frugivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Tanzania (1 collection)

• Pliocene of South Africa (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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