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Passeriformes (perching bird)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Taxonomy
Passeriformes was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Passeres by Hay (1902).

It was assigned to Carinatae by Gadow (1898); to Neognathae by Wetmore (1960) and Carroll (1988); to Neoaves by Slack et al. (2006); to Passerimorphae by Livezey and Zusi (2007); and to Aves by Shoshani et al. (1989), Guthrie (1992), Parmalee (1992) and del Hoyo et al. (2014).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Passeriformes Linnaeus
1898Passeriformes Gadow p. 37
1960Passeriformes Wetmore p. 30
1988Passeriformes Carroll
1989Passeriformes Shoshani et al. p. 436
1992Passeriformes Guthrie p. 324
1992Passeriformes Parmalee p. 314
2006Passeriformes Slack et al. p. 1150
2007Passeriformes Livezey and Zusi p. 95
2014Passeriformes del Hoyo 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
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
RankNameAuthor
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
Neognathae(Pycraft 1900)
NeoavesSibley et al. 1988
Terrestrornithes
Dendrornithes
AnomalogonatesGarrod 1874
Picoclamatores
superorderPasserimorphaeSibley et al. 1988
orderPasseriformesLinnaeus 1758
orderPasseriformesLinnaeus 1758

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