Coccyzus Viellot 1816 (cuckoo)

Aves - Cuculiformes - Cuculidae

Synonyms: Hyetornis Sclater 1862, Saurothera Vieillot 1816

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

See also Emslie 1998

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

Subtaxa: Coccyzus americanus Coccyzus erythropthalmus Coccyzus longirostris Coccyzus merlini Coccyzus minor Coccyzus rufigularis

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Ecology: volant insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Bahamas (5 collections), Bolivia (1), Cayman Islands (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Haiti (1), United States (3: Florida, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

Total: 14 collections including 19 occurrences

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