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Falco Linnaeus 1758 (falcon)

Reptilia - Falconiformes - Falconidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39319

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

Parent taxon: Falconinae according to J. J. Becker 1987

Sister taxa: Pediohierax, Spiziapteryx

Subtaxa: Falco cenchroides, Falco falconella, Falco melanaetus, Falco mexicanus, Falco novaeseelandiae, Falco oregonus, Falco pisanus, Falco readi, Falco sparverius

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Ecology: volant carnivore