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Reference: B.C. Livezey & R.L. Zusi, 2007. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 149
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Livezey, B.C. & Zusi, R.L. 2007. Higher-order phylogeny of modern birds (Theropoda, Aves: Neornithes) based on comparative anatomy. II. Analysis and discussion. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 149: 1-95, 18 figs..



New: Subsequent rank

Pelecanida (Parvorder) (Sharpe, 1891) B.C. Livezey & R.L. Zusi, 2007Page: 91.

New: Subsequent rank (orig. spell.)

Alvarezsauroidea (Superfamily) Bonaparte, 1991Page: 9.

Original Classification (root)

(Subclass) Avialae Gauthier, 1986

Original Classification (new taxon)

(Division) Terrestrornithes new taxon
(Subdivision) Pygopodo-tubinares new taxon
(Subdivision) Stegano-grallatores new taxon
(Superorder) Casuariimorphae new taxon
(Superorder) Gaviomorphae new taxon
(Superorder) Struthionimorphae new taxon
(Superorder) Trogonomorphae new taxon
(Suborder) Hemiprocni new taxon
(Tribe) Cladorhynchini new taxon

Original Classification (new name)

(Parvclass) †Palaeoaves new name
(Subsection) Pico-clamatores new name
(Subsection) Trogones new name
(Order) †Apsaraviformes new name
(Order) †Rahonaviformes new name
(Family) †Apsaravidae new name
(Family) †Rahonavidae new name

Original Classification (new rank)

(Parvorder) Pelecanida (Sharpe, 1891), new rank
(Parvorder) Sulida (Reichenbach, 1849), new rank

Original Classification (new position)

(Subdivision) Dendrornithes (Verheyen, 1961)
(Subdivision) Telmatorae (Lowe, 1931)
(Superorder) †Archaeornithes Gadow, 1893
(Superorder) Ciconiimorphae (Garrod, 1874)
(Superorder) †Euenantiornithes Walker, 1981, incertae sedis
(Superorder) Passerimorphae Sibley et al., 1988, sedis mutabilis
(Superorder) Pelecanimorphae Huxley, 1867
(Superorder) Procellariimorphae (Fürbringer, 1888)
(Order) Aepyornithiformes (Newton, 1884)
(Order) Casuariiformes (Forbes, 1884)
(Order) Coliiformes (Murie, 1872)
(Order) Gaviiformes Wetmore & Miller, 1926
(Order) Podicipediformes (Fürbringer, 1888)
(Order) †Sandcoleiformes Houde & Olson, 1992
(Order) Struthioniformes (Latham, 1790)
(Order) Trogoniformes Wetmore & Miller, 1926
(Superfamily) Phalacrocoracoidea (Bonaparte, 1854)
(Superfamily) Suloidea (Reichenbach, 1849)
(Family) Hemiprocnidae Oberholser, 1906
(Family) Pelecanidae Vigors, 1825

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