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Paractiornis perpusillus Wetmore 1930 (shorebird)

Reptilia - Charadriiformes - Haematopodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 105583

Full reference: A. Wetmore. 1930. Two fossil birds from the Miocene of Nebraska. Condor 32(3):152-154

Belongs to Paractiornis according to A. Wetmore 1930

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MCZ 2191, a limb element (left tarso-metatarsus). Its type locality is Agate Springs Quarries, which is in a Harrisonian channel sandstone in the Marsland Formation of Nebraska.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore