Motacilla Linnaeus 1758 (wagtail)

Aves - Passeriformes - Motacillidae

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

See also Lambrecht 1933 and Mlikovsky 2002

Sister taxa: Anthus, Motacillinae

Subtaxa: Motacilla alba Motacilla cinerea Motacilla flava Motacilla humata Motacilla major

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of Azerbaijan (1 collection), France (1), Madagascar (2), the Philippines (1), the United Kingdom (3)

• Pliocene of Belgium (1)

Total: 9 collections including 10 occurrences

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