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Family Fregatidae Garrod 1874 (frigatebird)

Reptilia - Pelecaniformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 39669

Parent taxon: Suliformes according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Anhingidae, Mangystania, Phalacrocoracidae, Plotopteridae, Sulidae

Subtaxa: Fregata, Fregatinae, Limnofregata, Limnofregatinae

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Type: Fregata

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore