PaleoDB taxon number: 106032
Full reference: G. Mayr. 2004. A partial skeleton of a new fossil loon (Aves, Gaviiformes) from the early Oligocene of Germany with preserved stomach content. Journal of Ornithology 145(4):281-286
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: SMNS 80739/2a+b, a partial skeleton (dissociated partial skeleton including several presacral vertebrae, left wing, left foot, sternum, and pelvis). Its type locality is Frauenweiler, which is in a Rupelian estuary/bay claystone in Germany.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore