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Egretta Forster 1817 (egret)

Reptilia - Natatores - Ardeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 142800

Synonyms: Florida Baird 1858 (no. 368419), Hydranassa Baird 1858 (no. 368416), Leucophoyx Sharpe 1894 (no. 368742)

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

Sister taxa: Ardea, Ardeacites, Ardeagrandis, Ardeinae, Botaurinae, Botaurites, Botaurus, Butorides, Calcardea, Eoceornis, Gnotornis, Ixobrychus, Matuku, Nyctanassa, Nycticorax, Palaeophoyx, Syrigma, Zeltornis

Subtaxa: Egretta caerulea, Egretta garzetta, Egretta sacra, Egretta subfluvia, Egretta thula, Egretta tricolor

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Ecology: volant piscivore