Coragyps atratus Bechstein 1793 (black vulture)

Aves - Cathartiformes - Cathartidae

Alternative combination: Vultur atratus

Synonyms: Coragyps urubu Vieillot 1807, Vultur urubu Vieillot 1807

Belongs to Coragyps according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Campbell 1976, Schultz and Howard 1935, Steadman et al. 2015, Steadman et al. 2003 and Wetmore 1931

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: volant carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ecuador (1 collection), Mexico (1), Peru (1), United States (7: Florida, Georgia, New Mexico), Venezuela (1)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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