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Taxonavigation: Caprimulgiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Classis: Aves
Informal group: Saurornithes
Cladus: Ornithothoraces
Cladus: Ornithurae
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Caprimulgiformes

Familia: Caprimulgidae
Subfamiliae: Caprimulginae – Chordeilinae – Eurostopodinae

Summary of genera[edit]


Caprimulgidae Vigors, 1825



  • Vigors, N.A. 1825. Sketches in ornithology; or, observations on the leading affinities of some of the more extensive groups of birds. The Zoological Journal 2: 37–70; 182–197; 368–405. BHL Reference page. 
  • Barrowclough, G., Groth, J. G., & Mertz, L. A. (2006). The RAG-1 exon in the avian order Caprimulgiformes: Phylogeny, heterozygosity, and base composition. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 41: 238–248.
  • Larsen, C., Speed, M., Harvey, N., & Noyes, H. A. (2007). A molecular phylogeny of the nightjars (Aves: Caprimulgidae) suggests extensive conservation of primitive morphological traits across multiple lineages. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 42: 789-796.
  • Han, K.-L., Robbins, M.B., Braun, M.J. 2010. A multi-gene estimate of phylogeny in the nightjars and nighthawks (Caprimulgidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 55:443-453. Full article viewreference page 

Vernacular names[edit]

dansk: Natravner
Deutsch: Nachtschwalben
English: Nightjar
Հայերեն: Այծկիթներ
hrvatski: Legnji
македонски: Козодои
Nederlands: Nachtzwaluwen
日本語: ヨタカ科
Nordfriisk: Naachtswaalken
Plattdüütsch: Dagslaipers, Siëgenmelkers
Türkçe: Çobanaladatangiller
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