Proagriocharis

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Proagriocharis kimballensis
Temporal range: Pliocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Meleagridinae
Genus: Proagriocharis
Martin & Tate, 1970
Species: P. kimballensis
Binomial name
Proagriocharis kimballensis
Martin & Tate, 1970

Proagriocharis is a genus of extinct turkey from the upper Pliocene. It contained a single species, Proagriocharis kimballensis, which was smaller than most other turkeys.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Larry D. Martin & James Tate, Jr. (1970). "A new turkey from the Pliocene of Nebraska". The Wilson Bulletin 82 (2): 214–218.