Family Steatornithidae Bonaparte 1842 (oilbird)

Aves - Caprimulgiformes - Steatornithidae

Parent taxon: Caprimulgi according to B. C. Livezey and R. L. Zusi 2007

See also Carroll 1988, del Hoyo et al. 2014 and Olson 1987

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Preficinae Steatornis Steatornithinae

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Ecology: volant frugivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Germany (1 collection), United States (1: Virginia)

Total: 2 collections including 3 occurrences

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