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Accipitridae (hawk)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Accipitridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1816Accipitridae Viellot
1933Accipitridae Lambrecht p. 401
1982Accipitridae Howard p. 10
1982Accipitridae Olson and James p. 35
1987Accipitridae Rasmussen et al. p. 4
1988Accipitridae Carroll
1989Accipitridae Alcover p. 98
1990Accipitridae Bickart p. 40
1991Accipitridae Olson and James p. 62
1992Accipitridae Baird p. 24
1992Accipitridae Emslie p. 258
1992Accipitridae Guthrie p. 322
1992Accipitridae Parmalee p. 310
2001Accipitridae Olson and Rasmussen p. 297
2006Accipitridae Walker and Dyke p. 95
2007Accipitridae Livezey and Zusi p. 93
2007Accipitridae Worthy et al. p. 20
2008Accipitridae Louchart et al. p. 159
2010Accipitridae Zhang et al. p. 402
2017Accipitridae 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
RankNameAuthor
SauriaGauthier 1984
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
familyAccipitridaeViellot 1816

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

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Lutetian to the top of the Holocene or 47.80000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 46.2 Ma

Collections (301 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Wyoming) Accipitridae indet. (16296)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3United Kingdom (England) Milvoides kempi (41989 41992)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0United Kingdom (England) Milvoides kempi (42444 42451)
Orellan33.9 - 33.3USA (South Dakota) Buteo grangeri (76168)
Orellan33.9 - 33.3USA (Colorado) Buteo fluviaticus (13296)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4Belgium Accipitridae indet. (31748)
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1Egypt (Fayum) Haliaeetus sp. (12964)
Arikareean30.8 - 20.43USA (California) Miohierax stocki (17852)
Harrisonian24.8 - 20.43USA (Nebraska) Accipitridae indet., Proictinia effera (17741) Buteo typhoius, Palaeastur atavus (17845)
Early/Lower Miocene - Middle Miocene23.03 - 11.608Namibia Accipitridae indet. (21855)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Kenya Accipiter tachiro (21725 27858) Melierax metabates (21726)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97China (Jiangsu) Accipitrinae indet. (41813) Aquila sp., Gypaetinae indet. (43400)
Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (Nebraska) Geranoaetus contortus (17919) Neophrontops vetustus, Urubitinga enecta (18001)
Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (Florida) Proictinia floridana, Promilio epileus, Promilio brodkorbi (18597)
Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (South Dakota) Palaeoborus rosatus, Buteoninae indet. (17912)
Altonian19.0 - 15.9New Zealand (South Island) Accipitridae indet. (126289 126290)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82Kenya Aegypius monachus (21719)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82France Aquilavus sp. (90354)
Barstovian15.97 - 13.6USA (South Dakota) Accipitridae indet. (174577)
Barstovian15.97 - 13.6USA (California) Buteoninae indet. (74792)