Family Corvidae Vigors 1825 (perching bird)

Aves - Passeriformes - Corvidae

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

See also Baird 1992, Carroll 1988, Guthrie 1992, Lambrecht 1933, Livezey and Zusi 2007, Olson and James 1982, Olson and Rasmussen 2001 and Parmalee 1992

Sister taxa: Acanthisittidae, Acanthizidae, Acrocephalidae, Alaudidae, Artamidae, Atrichornithidae, Bernieridae, Bombycillidae, Calcariidae, Callaeidae, Calyptophilidae, Campephagidae, Cardinalidae, Certhiidae, Cinclidae, Cinclosomatidae, Climacteridae, Cracticidae, Dasyornithidae, Dicaeidae, Dulidae, Emberizidae, Estrildidae, Eurylaimidae, Fringillidae, Furnariidae, Hirundinidae, Icteridae, Laniidae, Locustellidae, Macrosphenidae, Maluridae, Meliphagidae, Menurae, Mimidae, Mohoidae, Mohouidae, Monarchidae, Motacillidae, Muscicapidae, Nectariniidae, Oriolidae, Orthonychidae, Oscines, Pachycephalidae, Paradisaeidae, Paridae, Parulidae, Passerellidae, Passeres, Passeridae, Petroicidae, Phaenicophilidae, Phylloscopidae, Pipridae, Ploceidae, Polioptilidae, Prunellidae, Psophodidae, Ptilonorhynchidae, Pycnonotidae, Rhinocryptidae, Rhipiduridae, Scotocercidae, Sittidae, Spindalidae, Sturnidae, Sylviidae, Thraupidae, Tityridae, Troglodytidae, Turdidae, Tyrannidae, Vangidae, Vireonidae, Wieslochia, Winnicavis, Zosteropidae

Subtaxa: Aphelocoma Corvus Cyanocitta Cyanopica Garrulus Gymnorhinus Miocitta Miocorax Nucifraga Palaeocorax Perisoreus Pica Protocitta Pyrrhocorax

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Ecology: volant omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (5 collections), the Bahamas (6), Cayman Islands (1), the Congo-Kinshasa (1), Finland (1), France (2), Gibraltar (3), Greece (18), Hungary (3), Indonesia (3), Italy (10), Japan (4), Madagascar (2), Monaco (1), New Zealand (7), Papua New Guinea (1), Puerto Rico (1), the Russian Federation (6), South Africa (1), Spain (9), Sudan (2), the United Kingdom (18), United States (61: Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wyoming)

• Blancan of United States (2: Florida, Texas)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (2), Italy (1), Spain (1)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene of Hungary (1), United States (1: Colorado)

Total: 175 collections including 301 occurrences

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