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Rupelornis definitus van Beneden 1871 (bird)

Reptilia - Procellariiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 134720

Belongs to Procellariiformes according to G. Mayr et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Diomedeidae, Diomedeoididae, Hydrobatidae, Hydrotherikornis, Makahala, Oceanitidae, Pelecanoidi, Pelecanoididae, Procellarae, Procellariidae, Rupelornis, Tytthostonychidae

Type specimen: Its type locality is Rupelmonde, which is in a Miocene marine sandstone in the Sables d'Anvers Formation of Belgium

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore