Caprimulgus Linnaeus 1758 (nightjar)

Aves - Caprimulgiformes - Caprimulgidae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

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

See also Campbell 1979

Sister taxa: Antrostomus, Chordeiles, Eurostopodus, Phalaenoptilus, Siphonorhis

Subtaxa: Caprimulgus europaeus Caprimulgus piurensis

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Ecology: volant insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Congo-Kinshasa (1 collection), Greece (1), Italy (1), Papua New Guinea (1), Peru (1), Venezuela (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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