Strisores

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Strisores
Temporal range:
Paleocene - Holocene, 60–0 Ma
Common Nighthawk.jpg
Common nighthawk, Chordeiles minor
(Caprimulgidae)
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Male rufous hummingbird, Selasphorus rufus
(Trochilidae)
Scientific classification e
Unrecognized taxon (fix): Strisores
Orders

Strisores[1] is a clade of birds. It includes the Caprimulgiformes and some of the Apodiformes. The relationships of these groups is not yet settled.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Whitney, William Dwight (1896), The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language, VII, New York: The Century Co., p. 5996
  2. Cracraft, Joel 2013. Avian higher‐level relationships and classification: Non-passerines. in Dickinson, Edward C; Van Remsen, James Jr. (eds) Non-passerines, The Howard and Moore complete checklist of the birds of the World, 1 (4th ed). Eastbourne, UK: Aves Press, pp. xxi–xlii. ISBN 9780956861108