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Ectopistes (passenger pigeon)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Columbidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1827Ectopistes Swainson p. 362
1962Ectopistes Wetmore p. 10
1982Ectopistes Parmalee and Klippel p. 366
1992Ectopistes Parmalee p. 314
1999Ectopistes Peterson
2001Ectopistes Olson and Rasmussen p. 299
2017Ectopistes 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
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
CoccygesHuxley 1867
superorderPsittacimorphae
orderColumbiformesLatham 1790
familyColumbidae
genusEctopistesSwainson 1827

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: frugivoref
Diet 2: granivoref
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2009-01-03 16:33:24
Modified: 2009-01-03 19:14:09
Source: f = family, o = order
References: Naka 2004, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Zanclean to the top of the Holocene or 5.33300 to 0.00000 Ma

Collections (32 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Zanclean5.333 - 3.6USA (North Carolina) Ectopistes migratorius (52582)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117USA (West Virginia) Ectopistes migratorius (124319)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Maryland) Ectopistes migratorius (20302)
Rancholabrean0.3 - 0.012USA (Florida) Ectopistes migratorius (20491)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Wyoming) Ectopistes migratorius (93277)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (late glacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Ectopistes migratorius (154722)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Ectopistes migratorius (20571 20595 20636)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (California) Ectopistes migratorius (106400)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Virginia) Ectopistes migratorius (82258 103991 104697)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (late glacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Tennessee) Ectopistes migratorius (82890)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Georgia) Ectopistes migratorius (13066 84190)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (New Mexico) Ectopistes migratorius (71670)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Alabama) Ectopistes migratorius (84181)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.126 - 0.0USA (Virginia) Ectopistes migratorius (104034 104035)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0USA (Illinois) Ectopistes migratorius (195052 195053 195054 195056 195058 195059 195060 195061)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0USA (Ohio) Ectopistes migratorius (195062 195063 195065 195066)