†family Aegialornithidae Lydekker 1891 (swift)

Aves - Apodiformes - Aegialornithidae

Parent taxon: Apodiformes according to G. Mayr 2005

See also Carroll 1988, Lambrecht 1933, Mayr 2003 and Wetmore 1960

Sister taxa: Apodi, Eocypselidae, Eocypselus, Hemiprocni, Jungornithidae, Scaniacypselus

Subtaxa: Aegialornis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


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

Total: 2 collections including 3 occurrences

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