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Taxon profile

family

swallows and martins
Hirundinidae Rafinesque, 1815

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds

Scientific synonyms

Hirundidae Rafinesque, 1815

Images

Hirundo rustica - Barn Swallow

Hirundo rustica - Barn Swallow

Author: Ivo Antušek

Delichon urbica - Northern House-martin

Delichon urbica - Northern House-martin

Author: Vladimír Motyčka

Hirundo smithii - Wire-tailed Swallow

Hirundo smithii - Wire-tailed Swallow

Author: J.Votava

Functions restricted to taxon Hirundinidae

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subfamily Hirundininae Rafinesque, 1815

Unplaced taxa

genus Eurochelidon Brooke, 1972
genus Haplochelidon Todd, 1929

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [969a5d15-82f3-4100-a621-be18e46326be]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Hirundinidae Rafinesque, 1815]
Data retrieved on: 6 February 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Hirundinidae]
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Hirundinidae Rafinesque, 1815]
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [as Hirundinidae]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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