Aquila Linnaeus 1758 (eagle)

Aves - Accipitriformes - Accipitridae

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: Accipitridae according to H. J. M. Meijer et al. 2013

See also Bickart 1990, Clements et al. 2017, Gaillard 1908, Hay 1902, Lambrecht 1933, Martin 1971, Salotti et al. 1997 and Shufeldt 1891

Sister taxa: Accipiter, Accipitrinae, Aegypiinae, Amplibuteo, Apatosagittarius, Aquilavus, Aquilinae, Aviceda, Butastur, Buteo, Buteogallus, Buteoninae, Calohierax, Circinae, Circus, Clanga, Elanoides, Elanus, Geranoaetus, Gypaetinae, Gypaetus, Gypohierax, Gyps, Haliaeetus, Haliastur, Harpia, Hieraaetus, Ictinaetus, Ictinia, Macheiramphus, Melierax, Milvinae, Milvoides, Milvus, Miohierax, Necrastur, Necrosyrtes, Neogyps, Neophron, Neophrontops, Palaeastur, Palaeolestes, Palaetus, Parabuteo, Pernis, Proictinia, Rupornis, Spizaetus, Stephanoaetus, Titanohierax, Trigonoceps, Uroaetus, Urubitinga, Vulturidarum

Subtaxa: Aquila bivia Aquila chrysaetos Aquila corroyi Aquila dananus Aquila delphinensis Aquila edwardsi Aquila fasciata Aquila pennatoides Aquila pliogryps Aquila sodalis

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Type: Falco chrysaetos

Ecology: volant carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Cuba (2 collections), Egypt (2), France (2), Greece (5), Indonesia (2), Italy (5), Jordan (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (2), Monaco (1), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (17: California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Blancan of United States (1: Arizona)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1)

• Pliocene of Hungary (1), Ukraine (1)

• Miocene of China (1), Ukraine (1)

Total: 49 collections including 53 occurrences

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