Palaeastur Wetmore 1943 (hawk)

Aves - Accipitriformes - Accipitridae

Full reference: A. Wetmore. 1943. Two more fossil hawks from the Miocene of Nebraska. Condor 45(6):229-231

Parent taxon: Accipitridae according to A. Wetmore 1943

Sister taxa: Accipiter, Accipitrinae, Aegypiinae, Amplibuteo, Apatosagittarius, Aquila, Aquilavus, Aquilinae, Aviceda, Butastur, Buteo, Buteogallus, Buteoninae, Calohierax, Circinae, Circus, Clanga, Elanoides, Elanus, Geranoaetus, Gypaetinae, Gypaetus, Gypohierax, Gyps, Haliaeetus, Haliastur, Harpia, Hieraaetus, Ictinaetus, Ictinia, Macheiramphus, Melierax, Milvinae, Milvoides, Milvus, Miohierax, Necrastur, Necrosyrtes, Neogyps, Neophron, Neophrontops, Palaeolestes, Palaetus, Parabuteo, Pernis, Proictinia, Rupornis, Spizaetus, Stephanoaetus, Titanohierax, Trigonoceps, Uroaetus, Urubitinga, Vulturidarum

Subtaxa: Palaeastur atavus

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Type: Palaeastur atavus

Ecology: volant carnivore

Distribution: found only at Stenomylus Quarry ( of Nebraska)

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