Taxon profile


Apodiformes Peters, 1940

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


Heliodoxa jacula - Green-crowned Brilliant

Heliodoxa jacula - Green-crowned Brilliant

Author: Ondřej Prosický

Functions restricted to taxon Apodiformes

Included taxa

Number of records: 5

suborder Trochili
suborder Apodi

Unplaced taxa

family Aegothelidae Bonaparte, 1853 - owlet-nightjars

Fossil taxa

family Aegialornithidae Lydekker, 1891 inc.sed.
family Jungornithidae Karhu, 1988 inc.sed.

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [63b779da-c0c7-43dd-bbd8-aed8e591b3f2]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Apodiformes]
Data retrieved on: 31 January 2015
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Apodiformes]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Apodiformes]

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extinct taxon

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