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Fregata ariel (Lesser frigatebird)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Fregatidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1845Atagen ariel Gray
1975Fregata ariel Olson p. 22
1991Fregata ariel Steadman p. 333
1992Fregata ariel Steadman and Pahlavan p. 461
1994Fregata ariel Steadman and Intoh p. 127
2014Fregata ariel del Hoyo et al.
2017Fregata ariel Clements et al.
2018Fregata ariel Rigal et al. p. 21

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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
orderSuliformesSharpe 1891
familyFregatidaeGarrod 1874
genusFregataLacépède 1799
speciesariel(Gray 1845)

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: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: carnivoresubo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2009-01-03 20:39:15
Modified: 2009-01-03 22:39:15
Source: subo = suborder, o = order
References: Benton 1983, Marsh 1875

Age range: Holocene or 0.01170 to 0.00000 Ma

Collections (13 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0French Polynesia Fregata ariel (194675 198023)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Northern Mariana Islands Fregata ariel (194643)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Cook Islands Fregata ariel (193453 194757 194758 194759)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Saint Helena Fregata ariel (155782 176075 176076 176077)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Micronesia, Federated States of Fregata ariel (194650 194651)