Stephanoaetus

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Stephanoaetus
Crowned Eagle.jpg
Stephanoaetus coronatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Stephanoaetus
W.L. Sclater, 1922
Species

Stephanoaetus is a genus of very large birds of prey from Sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar. Only one of the two known species is extant.

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Goodman, Steven M. (1994). Description of a new species of subfossil eagle from Madagascar: Stephanoaetus (Aves: Falconiformes) From The Deposits Of Ampasambazimba. Proceedings of The Biological Society of Washington 107(3): 421–428 ISSN 0006-324X [1] [2]