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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
(unranked): Raptores
Superorder: Falconimorphae

Falconimorphae is a superorder with Raptores as a parent and which is composed of the orders Falconiformes and Strigiformes. However, more recent research made this clade invalid. Falconiformes is now placed in Eufalconimorphae, while Strigiformes is placed in Afroaves.[1]

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  1. ^ Ericson, P. G. (2012) "Evolution of terrestrial birds in three continents: biogeography and parallel radiations." Journal of Biogeography, 39(5): 813-824.