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Falco sparverius Linnaeus 1758 (American kestrel)

Reptilia - Falconiformes - Falconidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 133779

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

Sister taxa: Falco (Hierofalco), Falco altaicus, Falco berigora, Falco cenchroides, Falco cherrug, Falco columbarius, Falco duboisi, Falco eleonorae, Falco falconella, Falco femoralis, Falco melanaetus, Falco mexicanus, Falco naumanni, Falco newtoni, Falco novaeseelandiae, Falco oregonus, Falco peregrinus, Falco pisanus, Falco punctatus, Falco readi, Falco rusticolus, Falco subbuteo, Falco swarthi, Falco tinnunculus, Falco vespertinus

Ecology: volant carnivore