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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: Phasianinae
Tribe: Meleagridini

Meleagridini is a North American tribe of birds in the subfamily Phasianinae. It includes turkeys and their extinct relatives.[1][2][3]



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  2. ^ "Taxonomic Updates – IOC World Bird List". Retrieved 2021-08-01.
  3. ^ Kimball, Rebecca T.; Hosner, Peter A.; Braun, Edward L. (2021-05-01). "A phylogenomic supermatrix of Galliformes (Landfowl) reveals biased branch lengths". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 158: 107091. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2021.107091. ISSN 1055-7903. PMID 33545275. S2CID 231963063.
  4. ^ Note: extinct species, late Pleistocene and early Holocene.
  5. ^ California Department of Fish and Game. Wild Turkey Guide 2005 Archived 2008-10-27 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Note: extinct species, late Pleistocene.
  7. ^ Note: extinct species, late Miocene and early Pliocene.
  8. ^ Larry D. Martin; James Tate, Jr. (1970). "A new turkey from the Pliocene of Nebraska"
  9. ^ Note: extinct species, early Miocene.
  10. ^ Storrs L. Olson; John Farrand, Jr. (1974). "Rhegminornis restudies: a tiny Miocene turkey"
  11. ^ "BioLib: Biological library".


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