Apus Scopoli 1777 (swift)

Aves - Caprimulgiformes - Apodidae

Synonym: Cypselus Illiger 1811

Parent taxon: Apodinae according to J. Watanabe et al. 2018

See also Burney et al. 2008, Carroll 1988, Clements et al. 2017 and Lambrecht 1933

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Apus apus Apus melba Apus pallidus Cypselus ignotus

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Ecology: volant insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greece (6 collections), Hungary (1), Italy (2), Japan (1), Madagascar (1), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Hungary (1)

Total: 14 collections including 17 occurrences

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