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Coragyps atratus (black vulture)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Cathartidae

Taxonomy
Vultur atratus was named by Bechstein (1793). It is extant.

It was recombined as Coragyps atratus by Schultz and Howard (1935), Campbell (1976), Steadman et al. (2003), Steadman et al. (2015) and Clements et al. (2017).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1793Vultur atratus Bechstein
1807Vultur urubu Vieillot
1931Coragyps urubu Wetmore p. 24
1935Coragyps atratus Schultz and Howard p. 275
1976Coragyps atratus Campbell p. 157
2003Coragyps atratus Steadman et al.
2015Coragyps atratus Steadman et al. p. 557
2017Coragyps atratus 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
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
RankNameAuthor
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
PygostyliaChiappe 2002
Ornithothoraces
OrnithuromorphaChiappe et al. 1999
subclassOrnithurae
subclassNeornithesGadow 1893
orderCathartiformesCoues 1884
familyCathartidaeLafresnaye 1839
genusCoragypsGeoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1853
speciesatratus(Bechstein 1793)

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