Struthio Linnaeus 1758 (ostrich)

Aves - Struthioniformes - Struthionidae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Struthionidae according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Boev and Spassov 2009, Carroll 1988, del Hoyo et al. 2014, Houde 1988, Koufos et al. 2016, Lambrecht 1933, Mourer-Chauviré 2008 and Mourer-Chauvire and Geraads 2008

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Struthio anderssoni Struthio asiaticus Struthio bradydactylus Struthio camelus Struthio chersonensis Struthio coppensi Struthio karatheodoris Struthio molybdophanes Struthio mongolicus Struthio novorossicus Struthio orlovi Struthio wimani

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (1 collection), the Congo-Kinshasa (3), Egypt (2), Georgia (1), Kenya (1), Morocco (2), Niger (2), South Africa (14), Sudan (5), Tanzania (12), Turkey (1), Turkmenistan (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (1)

• Pliocene of Egypt (1), Greece (1), Kenya (1), Kyrgyzstan (1), Moldova (1), Morocco (2), the Russian Federation (2), South Africa (2), Turkey (1), Ukraine (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Kenya (4), South Africa (2)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), Bulgaria (2), Egypt (1), Greece (2), Iraq (1), Kenya (2), Moldova (1), South Africa (1), Tunisia (2), Ukraine (6)

Total: 85 collections including 87 occurrences

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