Ectopistes migratorius Linnaeus 1758 (passenger pigeon)

Aves - Columbiformes - Columbidae

Alternative combination: Columba migratorius

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

Belongs to Ectopistes according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Olson and Rasmussen 2001, Parmalee 1958, Parmalee 1992 and Wetmore 1943

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: volant frugivore-granivore


• Quaternary of United States (31: Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, New Mexico, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming collections)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 32 collections each including a single occurrence

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