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Taxon profile

order

Gruiformes Bonaparte, 1854

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  superorder Neognathae

Scientific synonyms

incl. Turniciformes
Alectorides
Turnicomorphae Huxley, 1868

Images

Grus paradisea - Blue Crane

Grus paradisea - Blue Crane

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Psophia crepitans - Grey-winged Trumpeter

Psophia crepitans - Grey-winged Trumpeter

Author: Tomáš Vrána

Functions restricted to taxon Gruiformes

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Included taxa

Number of records: 16

family Gruidae Vigors, 1825 - cranes
family Rallidae Rafinesque, 1815 - flufftails
family Turnicidae Gray, 1840 - buttonquail
family Aramidae Bonaparte, 1842 - limpkin
family Psophiidae Bonaparte, 1831 - trumpeters
family Heliornithidae Gray, 1840 - finfoots

Fossil taxa

family Aptornithidae Bonaparte, 1856
family Bathornithidae Wetmore, 1933
family Eleutherornithidae Wetmore, 1951
family Eogruidae Wetmore, 1934
family Ergilornithidae Kozlova, 1960
family Messelornithidae Hesse, 1988
family Parvigruidae Mayr, 2005
genus Camusia Seguí, 2002 inc.sed.
genus Talantatos Reichenbach, 1852 inc.sed.

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [64fb30e3-c792-48ed-a1a8-65d7fc72676b]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Gruiformes]
Data retrieved on: 31 January 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [f5e17bed-fad0-4559-bc2d-c3bd989bd1f6]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Turniciformes]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Gruiformes]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Gruiformes]

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Explanations

extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon