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Caprimulgus Linnaeus 1758 (nightjar)

Reptilia - Caprimulgiformes - Caprimulgidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 124206

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: Caprimulgidae according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Antrostomus, Chordeiles, Eurostopodus, Phalaenoptilus, Siphonorhis

Subtaxa: Caprimulgus europaeus, Caprimulgus piurensis

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Ecology: volant insectivore