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Ardea herodias Linnaeus 1758 (great blue heron)

Reptilia - Natatores - Ardeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 110948

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Ardea according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Ardea alba, Ardea aurelianensis, Ardea brunhuberi, Ardea cinerea, Ardea cocoi, Ardea effosa, Ardea formosa, Ardea humbloti, Ardea latipes, Ardea lignitum, Ardea paloccidentalis, Ardea perplexa, Ardea piveteaui, Ardea polkensis, Ardea purpurea

Ecology: volant piscivore