Family Emberizidae Vigors 1831 (old world bunting)

Aves - Passeriformes - Emberizidae

Alternative spelling: Emberizinae

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

See also Emslie 1992, Guthrie 1992, Mead et al. 1984 and Parmalee 1992

Sister taxa: Acanthisittidae, Acanthizidae, Acrocephalidae, Alaudidae, Artamidae, Atrichornithidae, Bernieridae, Bombycillidae, Calcariidae, Callaeidae, Calyptophilidae, Campephagidae, Cardinalidae, Certhiidae, Cinclidae, Cinclosomatidae, Climacteridae, Corvidae, Cracticidae, Dasyornithidae, Dicaeidae, Dulidae, Estrildidae, Eurylaimidae, Fringillidae, Furnariidae, Hirundinidae, Icteridae, Laniidae, Locustellidae, Macrosphenidae, Maluridae, Meliphagidae, Menurae, Mimidae, Mohoidae, Mohouidae, Monarchidae, Motacillidae, Muscicapidae, Nectariniidae, Oriolidae, Orthonychidae, Oscines, Pachycephalidae, Paradisaeidae, Paridae, Parulidae, Passerellidae, Passeres, Passeridae, Petroicidae, Phaenicophilidae, Phylloscopidae, Pipridae, Ploceidae, Polioptilidae, Prunellidae, Psophodidae, Ptilonorhynchidae, Pycnonotidae, Rhinocryptidae, Rhipiduridae, Scotocercidae, Sittidae, Spindalidae, Sturnidae, Sylviidae, Thraupidae, Tichodromidae, Tityridae, Troglodytidae, Turdidae, Tyrannidae, Vangidae, Vireonidae, Wieslochia, Winnicavis, Zosteropidae

Subtaxa: Emberiza Thraupinae

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Ecology: volant granivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greece (7 collections), Italy (4), Japan (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (3), the United Kingdom (1)

• Miocene of the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 20 collections including 26 occurrences

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