Hirundo rustica Linnaeus 1758 (barn 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

Belongs to Hirundo according to L. Carrera et al. 2018

See also Clements et al. 2017, Linnaeus 1758, Mlikovsky 2002 and Zelenkov et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Hirundo fossilis, Hirundo neoxena, Hirundo tahitica

Ecology: volant insectivore


• Quaternary of Greece (1 collection), Hungary (2), Italy (4), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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