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IRMNG taxon details

Cathartidae Lafresnaye, 1839

104237  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:104237)

accepted
Family
marine, brackish
recent + fossil
Not documented
Taxonomic remark The taxonomic placement of this family varies according to the source consulted; IRMNG presently follows Stucchi et al., 2015...  
Taxonomic remark The taxonomic placement of this family varies according to the source consulted; IRMNG presently follows Stucchi et al., 2015 in placing this family in order Cathartiformes, while other/earlier treatments place this family in either Falconiformes or Accipitriformes. [details]
IRMNG (2018). Cathartidae Lafresnaye, 1839. Accessed at: http://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=104237 on 2018-12-19
Date
action
by
2006-09-19 22:00:00Z
created
2011-12-31 23:00:00Z
changed
2016-07-29 23:57:30Z
changed

basis of record Parker, S.P. (ed). (1982). Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms. McGraw-Hill, New York. 2 volumes.  [details]   

verified source for family Stucchi, M.; Emslie, S. D.; Varas-Malca, R. M.; Urbina-Schmitt, M. (2015). A new late Miocene condor (Aves, Cathartidae) from Peru and the origin of South American Condors. <em>Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.</em> 35(5): e972507., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2015.972507 [details]   

extant flag source Parker, S.P. (ed). (1982). Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms. McGraw-Hill, New York. 2 volumes.  [details]   

habitat flag source Parker, S.P. (ed). (1982). Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms. McGraw-Hill, New York. 2 volumes.  [details]   
From other sources
Classification Eukaryota (Superkingdom) > Animalia (Kingdom) > Eumetazoa (Subkingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Aves (Class) > Neornithes (Subclass) > Neognathae (Superorder) > Falconiformes (Order) > Cathartidae (Family) [details]

Descriptive info New World vultures. SN2000 has genera flagged fossil. [details]

Taxonomic remark The taxonomic placement of this family varies according to the source consulted; IRMNG presently follows Stucchi et al., 2015 in placing this family in order Cathartiformes, while other/earlier treatments place this family in either Falconiformes or Accipitriformes. [details]