Falco Linnaeus, 1758

Genus in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataAvesFalconiformesFalconidae

  • 3,749,443

    Occurrences
  • 145

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Falco Linnaeus, 1758

Common names

  • falcon eng
  • Falcons eng
  • Indian Ocean kestrels eng
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

accepted genus

Published in

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

Living period

50.3 to 0.0 Ma

Habitat

Terrestrial, Not marine, Volant

Threat status

Least concern

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Aves
order
Falconiformes
family
Falconidae
genus
Falco
species
145
 
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Bibliography

Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London.

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

Movalli,P. A. (2000) Heavy metal and other residues in feathers of laggar falcon Falco biarmicus jugger from six districts of Pakistan
DOI:http://phthiraptera.info/node/39784

Nomenclator Zoologicus Online.

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built.
View the primary source usage in Catalogue of Life.

Record history

This record was last modified on Feb 14, 2017.