Fregata Lacépède 1799 (frigatebird)

Aves - Suliformes - Fregatidae

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

See also del Hoyo et al. 2014, Livezey and Zusi 2007, Olson 1975 and Olson 1977

Sister taxa: Fregatinae, Limnofregata, Limnofregatinae

Subtaxa: Fregata andrewsi Fregata aquila Fregata ariel Fregata magnificens Fregata minor

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of American Samoa (1 collection), Brazil (1), Cook Islands (4), French Polynesia (4), the Marshall Islands (2), Micronesia (4), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Pitcairn (9), Saint Helena (8), Venezuela (1)

Total: 35 collections including 43 occurrences

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