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Meleagris gallopavo (wild turkey)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Phasianidae

Taxonomy
Meleagris gallopavo was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Meleagris gallopavo Linnaeus
1917Ardea sellardsi Shufeldt
1931Meleagris gallopavo Wetmore p. 32
1935Meleagris gallopavo Schultz and Howard p. 277
1962Meleagris gallopavo Wetmore p. 9
1992Meleagris gallopavo Parmalee p. 312
1998Meleagris gallopavo Worthy p. 123
2016Meleagris gallopavo Kilmer and Steadman p. 12 figs. 9, 10
2017Meleagris gallopavo Clements et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
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
familyPhasianidaeHorsfield 1821
genusMeleagris
speciesgallopavoLinnaeus 1758

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