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Phoenicopteridae

(Family)

Overview

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A Family in the Kingdom Animalia.

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Taxonomy

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The Family Phoenicopteridae is a member of the Superfamily Ciconioidea. Here is the complete "parentage" of Phoenicopteridae:

The Family Phoenicopteridae is further organized into finer groupings including:

Genera

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Juncitarsus

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Megapalaelodus

Megapaloelodus

Phoeniconaias

A Genus in the Kingdom Animalia.[1] [more]

Phoeniconotius

Phoeniconotius is an extinct genus of flamingo that lived from the early Miocene to the late Oligocene. [more]

Phoenicoparrus

A Genus in the Kingdom Animalia.[2] [more]

Phoenicopterus

Flamingos or flamingoes (About this sound  ) are a type of wading bird in the genus Phoenicopterus (from Greek f??????pte??? meaning "purple wing"), the only genus in the family Phoenicopteridae. There are four flamingo species in the Americas and two species in the Old World. [more]

At least 19 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Phoenicopterus.

More info about the Genus Phoenicopterus may be found here.

Footnotes

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  1. http://www.ubio.org/browser/details.php?namebankID=22185
  2. http://www.ubio.org/browser/details.php?namebankID=22186

Sources

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Last Revised: October 03, 2013
2013/10/03 20:14:14