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Aquila chrysaetos (golden eagle)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Accipitridae

Taxonomy
Falco chrysaetos was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant.

It was misspelled as Aquila chrysaetus by Zelenkov et al. (2008); it was recombined as Aquila chrysaetos by Howard (1955), Parmalee (1958), Howard (1963), Howard (1969), Weesie (1988), Bedetti and Pavia (2007), Steadman and Mead (2010) and Clements et al. (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Falco chrysaetos Linnaeus
1927Aquila chrysaetus Boule and De Villeneuve p. 82
1955Aquila chrysaetos Howard p. 204
1958Aquila chrysaetos Parmalee p. 172
1963Aquila chrysaetos Howard p. 17
1969Aquila chrysaetos Howard p. 5
1988Aquila chrysaetos Weesie p. 18 figs. Pl 4, figs 1-5
2007Aquila chrysaetos Bedetti and Pavia p. 491 figs. Pl 1, figs A,B,C,H
2008Aquila chrysaetus Zelenkov et al.
2010Aquila chrysaetos Steadman and Mead p. 428
2017Aquila chrysaetos Clements et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
RankNameAuthor
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
orderAccipitriformes
familyAccipitridaeViellot 1816
genusAquila
specieschrysaetos()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available