Order
Tinamiformes
Family
Tinamidae
Genus
Tinamotis
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SPECIES

Puna Tinamou Tinamotis pentlandii

Vitor Gomes
Version: 1.0 — Published March 14, 2014

Systematics

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Geographic Variation

Tinamotis pentlandii is monotypic.

Related Species

Described as Tinamotis Pentlandii Vigors 1837; type locality "on a high elevation in the Andes" [= probably Bolivia; Blake 1979]

Monophyly of the genus Tinamotis is well-supported by analyses of both morphological and genetic characters, and is sister to Eudromia (Bertelli et al 2002, Bertelli and Porzecanski 2004). Tinamotis pentlandii is the sister species to Tinamotis ingoufi (Patagonian Tinamou) (Bertelli et al 2002, Bertelli and Porzecanski 2004). Sibley & Monroe (1990) considered Tinamotis pentlandii and Tinamotis ingoufi to form a superspecies.

Recommended Citation

Gomes, V. (2014). Puna Tinamou (Tinamotis pentlandii), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.puntin1.01