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class

birds
Aves Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  superclassis Tetrapoda - four-limbed vertebrates

Temporal range:Jurassic > Upper Jurassic – recent

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Images

Pavo cristatus - Indian Peafowl

Pavo cristatus - Indian Peafowl

Author: Ondřej Zicha

Rhea americana - Greater Rhea

Rhea americana - Greater Rhea

Author: Jiří Novák

Phoenicopterus ruber - Caribbean Flamingo

Phoenicopterus ruber - Caribbean Flamingo

Author: Vladimír Motyčka
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Included taxa

Number of records: 10

subclass Ornithurae Haeckel, 1866
Cretaceous: Lower Cretaceous – recent

Fossil taxa

subclass Sauriurae Haeckel, 1866
Jurassic: Upper Jurassic – Cretaceous: Upper Cretaceous
genus Gallornis Lambrecht, 1931 inc.sed.
genus Horezmavis Nesov, 1983 inc.sed.
genus Hulsanpes Osmólska, 1982 inc.sed.
genus Iaceornis Clarke, 2004 inc.sed.
genus Megagallinula Kurochkin, 1968 inc.sed.
genus Platanavis Nesov, 1992 inc.sed.
genus Pumiliornis Mayr, 1999 inc.sed.
genus Wyleyia Harrison & Walker, 1973 inc.sed.

Links and literature


Data source info

Clements, J. F. (2007): Clements Checklist of Birds of the World - 6th Edition, Cornell University Press
[Data retrieved on: 20 April 2013]

Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp.

Šťastný K. et al. (1998): Svět zvířat V - Ptáci, Albatros, 148 pp.

Šťastný K. et col. (1998): Svět zvířat IV - Ptáci, Albatros, 144 pp.

Lepage D.: Avibase - The World Bird Database

Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List
[Data retrieved on: 20 April 2013]

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Explanations

extinct taxon

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