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Haliaeetus leucocephalus (bald eagle)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Accipitridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1766Falco leucocephalus Linnaeus
1931Haliaeetus leucocephalus Wetmore p. 30
1958Haliaeetus leucocephalus Parmalee p. 172
1967Haliaeetus leucocephalus Wilson p. 206
1991Haliaeetus leucocephalus Olson and James p. 62
1992Haliaeetus leucocephalus Guthrie p. 322
1992Haliaeetus leucocephalus Parmalee p. 310
2004Haliaeetus leucocephalus Broughton p. 23
2016Haliaeetus leucocephalus Kilmer and Steadman p. 23 fig. 17B,D,F
2017Haliaeetus leucocephalus Clements et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
RankNameAuthor
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
orderAccipitriformes
familyAccipitridaeViellot 1816
genusHaliaeetusSavigny 1809
speciesleucocephalus(Linnaeus 1766)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yeso
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: solitaryo
Environment: terrestrialf
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: volantf
Diet: carnivoref
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2009-01-03 16:32:13
Modified: 2009-01-03 18:32:13
Source: f = family, o = order
References: Naka 2004, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Rancholabrean to the top of the Holocene or 0.30000 to 0.00000 Ma

Collections (25 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117USA (California) Haliaeetus leucocephalus (176094 176095)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126USA (Florida) Haliaeetus leucocephalus (195049)
Rancholabrean0.3 - 0.012USA (California) Haliaeetus leucocephalus (176091)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Haliaeetus leucocephalus (20636)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (California) Haliaeetus leucocephalus (20273 20639 120827 120829 125236 125237 176102)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (glacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Haliaeetus leucocephalus (154771)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Haliaeetus leucocephalus (20638 74292)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Oregon) Haliaeetus leucocephalus (93251)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (late glacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Haliaeetus leucocephalus (154722)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Alabama) Haliaeetus leucocephalus (84181)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0USA (Virginia) Haliaeetus leucocephalus (104675)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0USA (Illinois) Haliaeetus leucocephalus (195052)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0USA (California) Haliaeetus leucocephalus (194906 194912 194914 194925 194928)