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Megaceryle alcyon Linnaeus 1758 (belted kingfisher)

Reptilia - Coraciiformes - Alcedinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 129805

Alternative combination: Alcedo alcyon

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 Megaceryle according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

Sister taxon: Megaceryle torquata

Ecology: volant piscivore-insectivore