Pandion Savigny 1809 (osprey)

Aves - Accipitriformes - Pandionidae

Parent taxon: Pandionidae according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Becker 1985, Carroll 1988, Livezey and Zusi 2007, Louchart et al. 2008, Olson and Rasmussen 2001, Rasmussen et al. 1987 and Warter 1976

Sister taxon: Palaeocircus

Subtaxa: Pandion haliaetus Pandion homalopteron Pandion lovensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Bahamas (3 collections), Egypt (2), Mexico (1), New Caledonia (2), United States (3: Florida)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene of Ethiopia (1), United States (2: California, Florida)

• Oligocene of Egypt (1)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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