Ciconia Brisson 1760 (stork)

Aves - Ciconiiformes - Ciconiidae

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

See also Bickart 1990, Howard 1972, Lambrecht 1933, Louchart et al. 2008 and Olson and Rasmussen 2001

Sister taxa: Amphipelargus, Anastomus, Leptoptilini, Mycteria, Palaeoephippiorhynchus, Palaeopelargus, Pelargodes, Pelargopsis, Propelargus, Pseudotantalus, Xenorhynchopsis, Xenorhynchus

Subtaxa: Ciconia abdimii Ciconia boyciana Ciconia ciconia Ciconia episcopus Ciconia gaudryi Ciconia maguari Ciconia maltha Ciconia microscelis Ciconia nigra Ciconia stormi

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of China (1 collection), France (2), Italy (1), Mexico (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (16: California, Florida, Idaho, Texas)

• Blancan of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1)

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

• Miocene of Greece (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 28 collections each including a single occurrence

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