Crotophaga Linnaeus 1758 (cuckoo)

Aves - Cuculiformes - Cuculidae

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: Cuculidae according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Cacomantis, Centropodinae, Centropus, Chrysococcyx, Coccyzus, Coua, Crotophaginae, Cuculinae, Cuculus, Dromococcyx, Dynamopterus, Dynamopteryx, Eocuculus, Eudynamys, Eutreptodactylus, Geococcyx, Morococcyx, Nannococcyx, Necrornis, Neococcyx, Neomorphinae, Phaenicophacinae, Thomasococcyx, Urodynamis

Subtaxa: Crotophaga ani Crotophaga sulcirostris

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Ecology: volant insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Dominican Republic (1 collection), Haiti (1), Mexico (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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