Petrochelidon Cabanis 1850 (swallow)

Aves - Passeriformes - Hirundinidae

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

See also Wetmore 1962

Sister taxa: Cecropis, Delichon, Hirundo, Phedina, Riparia, Tachycineta

Subtaxa: Petrochelidon fulva Petrochelidon nigricans Petrochelidon pyrrhonota

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Ecology: volant insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), the Bahamas (2), the Dominican Republic (2), United States (3: Virginia, Wyoming), Venezuela (1)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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