Family Pandionidae Sclater and Salvin 1873 (osprey)

Aves - Accipitriformes - Pandionidae

Alternative spelling: Pandioninae

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

See also Brunet 1970, Carroll 1988, Livezey and Zusi 2007, Louchart et al. 2008, Mayr 2006, Olson and Rasmussen 2001, Rasmussen et al. 1987 and Warter 1976

Sister taxon: Accipitridae

Subtaxa: Palaeocircus Pandion

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Bahamas (3 collections), Egypt (2), Mexico (1), New Caledonia (2), United States (3: Florida)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene of Ethiopia (1), United States (2: California, Florida)

• Oligocene of Egypt (1), Germany (1)

• Eocene of France (1)

Total: 18 collections including 19 occurrences

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