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†suborder Cladornithes Wetmore 1960 (bird)

Reptilia - Pelecaniformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 106264

Full reference: A. Wetmore. 1960. A classification for the birds of the world. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 139(11):1-37

Parent taxon: Pelecaniformes according to A. Wetmore 1960

Sister taxa: Ardeidae, Fregatae, Odontopteryges, Odontopterygia, Pelecanidae, Phaethontes, Protoplotidae, Steganopodes, Threskiornithidae, Torotix

Subtaxa: Cladornithidae

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore