Accipiter Brisson 1760 (hawk)

Aves - Accipitriformes - Accipitridae

Synonym: Astur de Lacépède 1799

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

See also Baird 1992, Lambrecht 1933, Meijer et al. 2013, Parmalee 1992, Salotti et al. 1997, Schultz and Howard 1935, Walker and Dyke 2006 and Wetmore 1962

Sister taxa: Accipitrinae, Aegypiinae, Amplibuteo, Apatosagittarius, Aquila, Aquilavus, Aquilinae, Aviceda, Butastur, Buteo, Buteogallus, Buteoninae, Calohierax, Circinae, Circus, 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: Accipiter cooperii Accipiter efficax Accipiter fasciatus Accipiter gentilis Accipiter haplochrous Accipiter madagascariensis Accipiter nisus Accipiter novaehollandiae Accipiter quartus Accipiter rufitorques Accipiter striatus Accipiter tachiro Accipiter trivirgatus

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Ecology: volant carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), the Bahamas (5), France (1), Greece (8), Haiti (1), Indonesia (2), Italy (1), Madagascar (1), Malaysia (6), Mexico (1), Monaco (1), New Caledonia (4), Norfolk Island (2), Papua New Guinea (3), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1), Tonga (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (20: Alabama, California, Florida, New Mexico, Utah, Virginia, Wyoming), Vanuatu (1)

• Miocene of Kenya (2)

Total: 65 collections including 78 occurrences

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