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Taoperdix

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Taxonomy
Taoperdix was named by Milne-Edwards (1869). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Galliformes by Zittel (1890); to Perdicidae by Lambrecht (1933); to Gallinuloidinae by Brodkorb (1967); to Galliformes by Mayr and Weidig (2004); and to Paraortygidae by Mayr (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1869Taoperdix Milne-Edwards
1890Taoperdix Zittel p. 848
1933Taoperdix Lambrecht p. 432
1967Taoperdix Brodkorb p. 111
2004Taoperdix Mayr and Weidig p. 216
2009Taoperdix Mayr p. 37

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
RankNameAuthor
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
PygostyliaChiappe 2002
Ornithothoraces
OrnithuromorphaChiappe et al. 1999
subclassOrnithurae
subclassNeornithesGadow 1893
Neognathae(Pycraft 1900)
GalloanseraeSibley and Ahlquist 1990
superorderGalloanserimorphae
orderGalliformesTemminck 1820
genusTaoperdixMilne-Edwards 1869

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yeso
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: solitaryo
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: volanto
Diet: herbivoreo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2009-01-03 20:08:19
Modified: 2009-01-03 22:08:19
Source: o = order
References: Kiessling 2004, Livezey 1997, Marsh 1875

Age range: Bartonian or 41.30000 to 38.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0France (Quercy, Midi-Pyrenees Region) T. sp. (12840)