Family Threskiornithidae Richmond 1917 (ibis)

Aves - Pelecaniformes - Threskiornithidae

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

See also del Hoyo et al. 2014, Lambrecht 1933, Livezey and Zusi 2007, Mayr 2011 and Smith et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Ardeidae, Cladornithes, Fregatae, Odontopteryges, Odontopterygia, Pelecanidae, Phaethontes, Protoplotidae, Steganopodes, Torotix

Subtaxa: Eudocimus Geronticus Ibidopodia Lophotibis Milnea Nipponia Platalea Plataleinae Plegadis Protibis Rhynchaeites Threskiornis Threskiornithinae Vadaravis Xenicibis

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Ecology: volant carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections), the Bahamas (3), Bolivia (1), Cayman Islands (1), Egypt (6), France (1), Greece (1), Italy (3), Jamaica (1), Madagascar (5), Mexico (1), Peru (1), Puerto Rico (1), Reunion (3), Romania (1), Spain (1), United States (10: California, Florida), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (2)

• Blancan of United States (4: Florida, Kansas)

• Pliocene of South Africa (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Saudi Arabia (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Eocene of Germany (1), Myanmar (1), United States (1: Wyoming)

Total: 57 collections including 68 occurrences

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