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Cecropis

Description

Cecropis is a genus of large swallows found in Africa and tropical Asia. The red-rumped swallow's range also extends into southern Europe, and (in small numbers) into Australia. This genus is frequently subsumed into the larger genus Hirundo.


Source Data
SourceIDLink
Global Biodiversity Information Facility ID (GBIF)6085729https://www.gbif.org/species/6085729
PaleoBioDB ID (PBDB)369544https://paleobiodb.org/classic/checkTaxonInfo?taxon_no=369544
Rankgenus
Taxonomy (GBIF,PBDB)Life : Animalia : Chordata : Aves : Passeriformes : Hirundinidae : Cecropis
Taxonomic Status (GBIF)accepted
Classification
(PBDB,GBIF)
RankNameAuthor
-Eukaryota
-OpisthokontaCavalier-Smith 1987
kingdomAnimalia
-TriploblasticaLankester 1877
-NephrozoaJondelius et al. 2002
-DeuterostomiaGrobben 1908
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrataLamarck 1801
superclassGnathostomataGegenbauer 1874
-Osteichthyes
-SarcopterygiiRomer 1955
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha
subclassTetrapodomorpha
-Tetrapoda
-ReptiliomorphaSäve-Söderbergh 1934
-AnthracosauriaSäve-Söderbergh 1934
-Batrachosauria
-Cotylosauria
-AmniotaHaeckel 1866
-SauropsidaHuxley 1864
classReptiliaLaurenti 1768
subclassEureptilia
-RomeriidaGauthier et al. 1988
-Diapsida
-Eosuchia
-NeodiapsidaBenton 1985
-SauriaGauthier 1984
-Archosauromorpha
-CrocopodaEzcurra 2016
-ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
-EucrocopodaEzcurra 2016
-Archosauria
informalAvemetatarsaliaBenton 1999
-OrnithodiraGauthier 1986
-DinosauromorphaBenton 1985
-DinosauriformesNovas 1992
-Dinosauria
-Saurischia
-Theropoda
-NeotheropodaBakker 1986
-AverostraPaul 2002
-TetanuraeGauthier 1986
orderAvetheropodaPaul 1988
suborderCoelurosauriaHuene 1914
-ManiraptoraGauthier 1986
-ParavesSereno 1997
classAvesLinnaeus 1758
-PygostyliaChiappe 2002
-OrnithothoracesChiappe and Calvo 1994
-OrnithuromorphaChiappe et al. 1999
subclassOrnithuraeHaeckel 1866
subclassNeornithesGadow 1893
-Neognathae
-NeoavesSibley et al. 1988
-TerrestrornithesLivezey and Zusi 2007
-Dendrornithes
-AnomalogonatesGarrod 1874
-PicoclamatoresLivezey and Zusi 2007
superorderPasserimorphaeSibley et al. 1988
orderPasseriformesLinnaeus 1758
familyHirundinidaeRafinesque 1815
genusCecropisBoie 1826
Scientific NameCecropis Boie, 1826
Name Published InBoie, Friedrich. 1826. Generalübersicht der ornithologischen Ordnungen, Familien und Gattungen. Isis von Oken 1826(Bd.19: Heft.10): col.969-982.
Opinions (PBDB)
NameRankOpinionEvidenceAuthor
Cecropisgenusbelongs to Hirundinidaestated with evidenceClements et al., 2017
Status (PBDB)extant
Taxon Size (PBDB)2
Extant Size (PBDB)2 (100%)
First Recorded Appearance0.13 - 0.01 Ma
Pleistocene
Environmentterrestrial (based on Hirundinidae)
Motilityactively mobile (based on Theropoda)
Dietinsectivore (based on Hirundinidae)
Reproductionoviparous, dispersal=direct/internal,mobile (based on Theropoda)
Ontogenyaccretion,modification of parts (based on Theropoda)
Taphonomyhydroxylapatite,compact or dense (based on Theropoda)
Primary Reference (PBDB)J. F. Clements, T. S. Schulenberg, and M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cecropis

Fossil Distribution

Subtaxa

NameStatusCommon Name(s)Fossil OccurrencesOldestYoungest
Cecropis abyssinica
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Cecropis badia
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Cecropis cucullata
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Cecropis daurica
species
accepted (GBIF)
listed (PBDB)
Red-rumped Swallow20.13 Ma
Pleistocene
0 Ma
Extant
Cecropis domicella
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Cecropis hyperythra
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Cecropis melanocrissus
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Cecropis semirufa
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Cecropis senegalensis
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB
Cecropis striolata
species
accepted (GBIF)No associated record in PBDB

Synonymy List

YearName and Author
1826Cecropis Boie
2017Cecropis Clements et al.

References

Clements J. F., Schulenberg T. S., et al (2017) , The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017
Nomenclator Zoologicus. A list of the names of genera and subgenera in zoology from the tenth edition of Linnaeus, 1758 to the end of 2004. Digitised by uBio from vols. 1-9 of Neave (ed.), 1939-1996 plus supplementary digital-only volume. http://ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus (as at 2006). - via The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera
SN2000: Brands, S. J. (compiler) 1989-2005. Systema Naturae 2000. Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2006 version). Available online at http://sn2000.taxonomy.nl/. - via The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera
WoRMS (Mar 2013) - via The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera
as per family - via The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera
refer synonym source - via The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera
Isis (Oken), 19 - via The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera
SOF (2007) Holarktis Fåglar, version 2. SOF:s Taxonomikommittés officiella lista över Holarktis fåglar - via Dyntaxa. Svensk taxonomisk databas
Data courtesy of: PBDB: The Paleobiology Database, Creative Commons CC-BY licenced. , GBIF: the Global Biodiversity Information Facility, various licences, iDigBio, various licences, and EOL: The Encyclopedia of Life (Open Data Public Domain). Because fossils are made of minerals too!
Data courtesy of: PBDB: The Paleobiology Database, Creative Commons CC-BY licenced. , GBIF: the Global Biodiversity Information Facility, various licences, iDigBio, various licences, and EOL: The Encyclopedia of Life (Open Data Public Domain). Because fossils are made of minerals too!
 
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