Alcedinidae

Family in IOC World Bird Names

AnimaliaAvesCoraciiformes

This is a particular view of Alcedinidae

This is the Alcedinidae view, as seen by IOC World Bird Names checklist. Remember that you can also check the GBIF view on Alcedinidae.

There may be more details available about this name usage in the verbatim version of the record.

Overview

Full Name

Alcedinidae

Common names

  • Kingfishers eng
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Taxonomic status

Unknown family

Remarks

The kingfishers (Alcedinidae) comprise three monophyletic clades (Alcedininae, Cerylinae, and Daceloninae) (Moyle 2006); some taxonomists elevate them to family status (Sibley and Monroe 1990, Christidis and Boles 2008)

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
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class
Aves
order
Coraciiformes
family
Alcedinidae
genus
19
species
93
 
complete classification

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Occurrence datasets