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Cathartes aura Linnaeus 1758 (turkey vulture)

Reptilia - Cathartiformes - Cathartidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 137176

Alternative combination: Vultur aura

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

Sister taxa: Cathartes burrovianus, Cathartes fossilis, Cathartes melambrotus

Ecology: volant carnivore