Gallus Brisson 1766 (junglefowl)

Aves - Galliformes - Phasianidae

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

See also Lambrecht 1933, Livezey and Zusi 2007, Norell and Clarke 2001, Wang et al. 2013 and Wang et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Afropavo, Agriocharis, Alectoris, Archaeophasianus, Bonasa, Centrocercus, Coturnix, Dendragapus, Falcipennis, Filholornis, Francolinus, Lagopus, Litoripes, Margaroperdix, Meleagris, Miogallus, Miophasianus, Palaeortyx, Parapavo, Pavo, Peliperdix, Perdicinae, Perdix, Phasianinae, Phasianus, Pliogallus, Plioperdix, Pternistis, Schaubortyx, Synoicus, Tetraogallus, Tetraoninae, Tetrastes, Tympanuchus

Subtaxa: Gallus aesculapi Gallus bravardi Gallus gallus Gallus longaevus

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Ecology: volant granivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of American Samoa (1 collection), the Bahamas (1), Cook Islands (11), France (1), French Polynesia (5), Georgia (1), the Marshall Islands (2), Micronesia (4), Monaco (1), New Zealand (1), Niue (6), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Tonga (3), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: Hawaii), Vanuatu (1), Wallis and Futuna (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1), Hungary (1)

• Pliocene of Ukraine (1)

• Miocene of Greece (1), Moldova (1), Ukraine (1)

Total: 49 collections including 51 occurrences

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