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Pelecanus Linnaeus 1758 (pelican)

Reptilia - Pelecaniformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 39673

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

Sister taxon: Protopelicanus

Subtaxa: Pelecanus cadimurka, Pelecanus cautleyi, Pelecanus conspicillatus, Pelecanus crispus, Pelecanus erythrorhynchos, Pelecanus fraasi, Pelecanus gracilis, Pelecanus grandiceps, Pelecanus halieus, Pelecanus intermedius, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus odessanus, Pelecanus proavus, Pelecanus schreiberi, Pelecanus sivalensis, Pelecanus tirarensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore