After Olson, 1985, Feduccia, 1980, 1996, Olson & Rasmussen, 2001, and Lerner & Mindell, 2005, with species from Sibley & Monroe, 1990, and Peterson, 2002-2004, with Finnish vernacular names from Lokki, Jännes & Nikander, 1992

<==o Gypaetinae Vieillot, 1816 (Feathered Old World vultures; höyhenikkäät korppikotkat)
   |?- †Palaeohierax gervaisii  Milne-Edwards, 1871
   |-- Gypohierax angolensis (Gmelin, 1788) Ruppell, 1836 (palmukorppikotka)
   `--+-- Gypaetus barbatus (Linnaeus, 1758) Storr, 1784 (partakorppikotka)
      `--+-- Eotriorchis astur (Sharpe, 1875) Sharpe, 1875 (Madagascar Serpent Eagle; madagaskarinkäärmehaukka)
         `--o Neophron Savigny, 1809 [Neophrontops Miller, L., 1916] (pikkukorppikotkat)
            |-- †N.? sp. [Lee Creek Mine, North Carolina] [Olson & Rasmussen, 2001]
            |-- †N. vetustus
            |-- †N. dakotensis
            |-- †N. slaughteri
            |-- †N. vallecitoensis
            |-- †N. ricardoensis
            |-- †N. americanus (Miller, 1916) (amerikanpikkukorppikotka)
            `-- N. percnopterus (Linnaeus, 1758) (pikkukorppikotka)

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