Tinamou

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Tinamou
Stavenn Eudromia elegans 00.jpg
Elegant Crestit Tinamou (Eudromia elegans)
Scienteefic clessification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Superorder: Palaeognathae
Order: Tinamiformes
Huxley, 1872[1]
Faimily: Tinamidae
G. R. Gray, 1840[1]
Teep species
Tetrao major
Gmelin, 1789
Subfaimilies
Diversity
2 subfaimilies, 9 genera, 47 species, 127 subspecies
Tinamidi Distribuzione.jpg
   Range o the faimily
Synonyms
  • Crypturidae Bonaparte, 1831
  • Tinamotidae Bonaparte, 1854
  • Eudromiidae Bonaparte, 1854
  • Rhynchotidae von Boetticher, 1934

Tinamous form an order (Tinamiformes) comprisin a single faimily, wi twa distinct subfaimilies, containin 47 species o birds foond in Mexico, Central Americae, an Sooth Americae. The wird "tinamou" comes frae the Galibi term for these birds, tinamu.[2]

Species in taxonomic order[eedit | eedit soorce]

Great Tinamou
Huidit Tinamou
Main airticle: Leet o Tinamidae

Conservation status key:[3]

Subfaimily Tinaminae

Subfaimily Nothurinae

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