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Chilenischer Flamingo Tiergarten Bernburg 2007.jpg
Chilean flamingo (Phoenicopterus chilensis)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Ciconiiformes
Family: Phoenicopteridae
Genus: Phoenicopterus
Linnaeus, 1758

Phoenicopterus is a genus of bird in the Phoenicopteridae family.[1][2]


Prehistoric species of flamingo:[citation needed]


  1. ^ "ITIS Report: Phoenicopterus". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 24 August 2015. 
  2. ^ [1]|Torres, Chris R; Lisa M Ogawa1; Mark AF Gillingha; Brittney Ferrari1; and Marcel van Tuinen (2014). A multi-locus inference of the evolutionary diversification of extant flamingos (Phoenicopteridae). BMC Evolutionary Biology 14:36.