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Falco falconella Shufeldt 1915 (falcon)

Reptilia - Falconiformes - Falconidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 335119

Alternative combination: Falco falconellus

Full reference: R. W. Shufeldt. 1915. Fossil birds in the Marsh Collection of Yale University. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 19:1-110

Belongs to Falco according to R. W. Shufeldt 1915

Sister taxa: Falco (Hierofalco), Falco altaicus, Falco berigora, Falco cenchroides, Falco cherrug, Falco columbarius, Falco duboisi, Falco eleonorae, 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 sparverius, Falco subbuteo, Falco swarthi, Falco tinnunculus, Falco vespertinus

Type specimen: YPM 863. Its type locality is Dry Creek (Lower Bridger), which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: volant carnivore