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Falco Linnaeus 1758 (falcon)

Reptilia - Falconiformes - Falconidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39319

Synonym: Tinnunculus Vieillot 1807 (taxon 372698)

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 (Hierofalco), Falco altaicus, Falco berigora, Falco cenchroides, Falco cherrug, Falco columbarius, Falco duboisi, Falco eleonorae, Falco falconella, Falco femoralis, Falco melanaetus, Falco mexicanus, Falco naumanni, Falco newtoni, Falco novaeseelandiae, Falco oregonus, Falco peregrinus, Falco pisanus, Falco punctatus, Falco readi, Falco rusticolus, Falco sparverius, Falco subbuteo, Falco swarthi, Falco tinnunculus, Falco vespertinus

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Ecology: volant carnivore