Subfamily Falconinae Vigors 1824 (raptor)

Aves - Falconiformes - Falconidae

Parent taxon: Falconidae according to B. C. Livezey and R. L. Zusi 2007

See also Becker 1987

Sister taxa: Asturaetus, Badiostes, Badrostes, Baza, Caracara, Falconidarum, Foetopterus, Herpetotheres, Lagopterus, Micrastur, Milvago, Phalcoboenus, Polyborinae, Taphetus, Thegornis

Subtaxa: Falco Pediohierax Spiziapteryx

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Ecology: volant carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (4 collections), Azerbaijan (1), the Bahamas (3), Ecuador (1), Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (1), Greece (11), Hungary (2), Italy (7), Jordan (1), Madagascar (2), Mauritius (1), Monaco (1), New Caledonia (1), New Zealand (4), Peru (2), Portugal (1), Reunion (3), Romania (3), the Russian Federation (3), Spain (3), the United Kingdom (4), United States (35: Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Wyoming), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Hungary (1), Italy (1)

• Hemphillian of United States (2: California, Idaho)

• Miocene of Ukraine (1), United States (4: Nebraska)

• Eocene of United States (1: Wyoming)

Total: 105 collections including 155 occurrences

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