Alcedinidae is a family in the Order Coraciiformes.
This family can be split into three subfamilies1:
- Alcedininae, which includes Alcedo, Ceyx and Ispidina
- Cerylinae, which includes Megaceryle, Chloroceryle, and Ceryle
- Daceloninae, which includes the remaining genera.
Some authorities recognise these taxa as three separate families (see this discussion).
- Tree of Life Web Project. 2008. Alcedinidae. Kingfishers. Version 27 June 2008 (temporary). http://tolweb.org/Alcedinidae/26439/2008.06.27 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/
This category has the following 19 subcategories, out of 19 total.
Pages in category ‘Alcedinidae’
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