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Taxon: Order Columbiformes Latham, 1790 - pigeons and allies (bird)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Chordata - (Class) Reptilia

Current position

Psittacimorphae (Superorder) Huxley, 1867 Ref: B.C. Livezey & R.L. Zusi, 2007: 93.

Alternative positions

Carinatae (Infraclass) Merrem, 1813 Ref: P. Brodkorb, 1971: 187. [new position]
Neoaves (Subdivision) Sibley et al., 1988 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2005: box 9.4.
Neognathae (Superorder) Pycraft, 1900 Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 625.
Neornithes (Subclass) Gadow, 1893 Ref: B. Grzimek et al., 1975 (1969): 567.
Passerimorphae (Superorder) Sibley et al., 1988 Ref: B.L. Monroe Jr. & C.G. Sibley, 1993: 86.

Subsequent positions

Carinatae (Infraclass) Merrem, 1813 Ref: P. Brodkorb, 1971: 187 [assumed]

Historical positions

Psittacimorphae (Superorder) Huxley, 1867 Ref: B.C. Livezey & R.L. Zusi, 2007: 93.
Neoaves (Subdivision) Sibley et al., 1988 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2005: box 9.4.
Neoaves (Clade) Sibley et al. 1988 Ref: E.C. Dickinson, 2003 [inferred name]
Aves (Class) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: Anonymous, 1995
Passerimorphae (Superorder) Sibley et al., 1988 Ref: B.L. Monroe Jr. & C.G. Sibley, 1993: 86.
Neognathae (Superorder) Pycraft, 1900 Ref: C.M. Perrins, 1991 (1990): 20, 375.
Neognathae (Superorder) Pycraft, 1900 Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 625.
Neognathae (Superorder) Pycraft, 1900 Ref: W.J. Bock, 1982: 986.
Neornithes (Subclass) Gadow, 1893 Ref: B. Grzimek et al., 1975 (1969): 567.
Carinatae (Infraclass) Merrem, 1813 Ref: P. Brodkorb, 1971: 187. [new position]

Number of Subtaxa

2022 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 2f;42g;314s;640ss; ‡1f;4g;21s;7ss; †2g
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000: 21 Apr 2018 [2f;42g;314s;640ss; ‡1f]
2007 B.C. Livezey & R.L. Zusi [2f; ‡1f]
2003 E.C. Dickinson: 180 [2f;42g;314s;640ss; ‡1f;4g;13s;7ss]
1993 B.L. Monroe Jr. & C.G. Sibley [1f];42[38]g;316[310]s; ‡[1f;4g;6s]
1991 (1990) C.M. Perrins [1f;40g];306[300]s; ‡[2g;6s]
1990 1f; †1f
1988 R.L. Carroll: 625 [2f]
1982 W.J. Bock 2so;2f[; ‡1f]
1971 P. Brodkorb [; ‡1f; †3g]
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