Clanga (genus)

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Clanga
Greater spotted eagle.jpg
Greater spotted eagle (Clanga clanga)
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Subfamily: Aquilinae
Genus: Clanga
Adamowicz, 1858
Species

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Clanga is a genus which contains the spotted eagles. The genus name is from Ancient Greek klangos, "eagle".[1]

Species[edit]

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Greater spotted eagle.jpg Clanga clanga Greater spotted eagle northern Europe eastwards across Eurasia
Clanga pomarina, Belarus 1.jpg Clanga pomarina Lesser spotted eagle Central and Eastern Europe and southeastward to Turkey and Armenia
Indian spotted eagle.jpg Clanga hastata Indian spotted eagle Bangladesh, India, Myanmar and Nepal

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jobling, James A (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. London: Christopher Helm. p. 110. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.