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Experientia. 1975 Oct 15;31(10):1138-9.

Karyological heterogeneity in the Falconiformes (Aves).

Abstract

Chromosome studies in 4 families of Falconiformes, Cathartidae, Falconidae, Sagittariidae and Accipitridae showed that the karyological variety in this order is much wider than in any other avian order, which underlines the heterogeneous character of the group. Of the 4 families only the Cathartidae show karyological similarities with other avian groups (Gruiformes, Ciconiiformes), while the karyotypes of the Accipitridae are most uncommon among birds, because of the presence of only 8 microchromosomes.

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