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†family Dakotornithidae Erickson 1975 (shorebird)

Reptilia - Charadriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 39573

Full reference: B. R. Erickson. 1975. Dakotornis cooperi, a new Paleocene bird from North Dakota. Scientific Publications of the Science Museum of Minnesota, New Series 3(1):1-7

Parent taxon: Charadriiformes according to R. L. Carroll 1988

Sister taxa: Alcae, Burhinidae, Charadrii, Charadriidae, Chionidae, Cimolopterygidae, Glareolidae, Graculavidae, Graculavus, Haematopodidae, Hydrophasianus, Jacanidae, Lari, Laridae, Laromorphae, Limicolae, Panalcidae, Parrae, Pedionomae, Pedionomidae, Recurvirostridae, Rhinoptilus, Rynchops, Sarjeantopodus, Scolopaci, Scolopacidae, Stercorariidae, Telmatornis, Telmatornithidae, Thinocoridae, Turnicidae, Volgavis

Subtaxa: Dakotornis

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Type: Dakotornis

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore