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Family Momotidae Gray 1840 (motmot)

Reptilia - Coraciiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 39390

Alternative spelling: Motmotidae

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

Sister taxa: Alcedinidae, Brachypteraciidae, Bucerotes, Coracii, Coracioidea, Cryptornis, Cryptornis antiquus, Eocoraciidae, Halcyones, Meropidae, Parvicuculus, Todidae

Subtaxa: Momotus, Protornis

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Ecology: volant insectivore