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Temporal range: 23–0 Ma
Early Miocene – Recent
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Wild turkey
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Meleagridinae

Meleagridinae is a subfamily of birds in the family Phasianidae. It includes turkeys and their extinct relatives.



  1. ^ Note: extinct species, late Pleistocene and early Holocene.
  2. ^ California Department of Fish and Game. Wild Turkey Guide 2005 Archived 2008-10-27 at the Wayback Machine..
  3. ^ Note: extinct species, late Pleistocene.
  4. ^ Note: extinct species, late Miocene and early Pliocene.
  5. ^ Larry D. Martin; James Tate, Jr. (1970). "A new turkey from the Pliocene of Nebraska"
  6. ^ Note: extinct species, early Miocene.
  7. ^ Storrs L. Olson; John Farrand, Jr. (1974). "Rhegminornis restudies: a tiny Miocene turkey"
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