Taxon profile


Cariamiformes Fürbringer, 1888

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 6

family Cariamidae Bonaparte, 1850 - seriemas

Fossil taxa

family Ameghinornithidae Mourer-Chauviré, 1981
family Geranoididae Wetmore, 1933
family Idiornithidae Brodkorb, 1965
family Phorusrhacidae Ameghino, 1889
Tertiary: Oligocene – Quaternary: Pleistocene
family Salmilidae Mayr, 2002

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [12940]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Cariamiformes Verheyen, 1957]
Data retrieved on: 29 November 2019
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Cariamiformes]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021

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