Hirundo Linnaeus 1758 (swallow)

Aves - Passeriformes - Hirundinidae

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

See also Gaillard 1939 and Lambrecht 1933

Sister taxa: Cecropis, Delichon, Petrochelidon, Phedina, Ptyonoprogne, Riparia, Tachycineta

Subtaxa: Hirundo fossilis Hirundo neoxena Hirundo rustica Hirundo tahitica

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Ecology: volant insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (3 collections), Greece (1), Hungary (2), Italy (5), Pitcairn (2), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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