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Platalea Linnaeus 1758

PaleoDB taxon number: 368588

Alternative spelling: Platea

Synonyms: Ajaia Reichenbach 1853 (no. 372668), Ajaja Reichenbach 1853 (no. 289978), Platibis Bonaparte 1856 (no. 373371)

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

Sister taxa: Eudocimus, Geronticus, Ibidopodia, Lophotibis, Milnea, Plataleinae, Plegadis, Protibis, Rhynchaeites, Threskiornis, Threskiornithinae, Xenicibis

Subtaxa: Ajaja chione, Platalea ajaja, Platalea alba, Platalea flavipes, Platalea leucorodia, Platalea subtenuis

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