Meleagridinae

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Meleagridinae
Temporal range: 23–0 Ma Early Miocene – Recent
Wild turkey eastern us.jpg
Wild turkey
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Meleagridinae
Genera

Meleagridinae is a North American subfamily of birds in the family Phasianidae. It includes turkeys and their extinct relatives.

Systematics

Notes

  1. Note: extinct species, late Pleistocene and early Holocene.
  2. California Department of Fish and Game. Wild Turkey Guide 2005 Archived 2008-10-27 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. Note: extinct species, late Pleistocene.
  4. Note: extinct species, late Miocene and early Pliocene.
  5. Larry D. Martin; James Tate, Jr. (1970). "A new turkey from the Pliocene of Nebraska"
  6. Note: extinct species, early Miocene.
  7. Storrs L. Olson; John Farrand, Jr. (1974). "Rhegminornis restudies: a tiny Miocene turkey"
  8. https://www.biolib.cz/en/taxon/id469956/

References

  • Storrs L. Olson & John Farrand, Jr. (1974). "Rhegminornis restudies: a tiny Miocene turkey" (PDF). The Wilson Bulletin. 86 (2): 114–120.
  • Larry D. Martin; James Tate, Jr. (1970). "A new turkey from the Pliocene of Nebraska" (PDF). The Wilson Bulletin. 82 (2): 214–218.

External links

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