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Nupharanassa Rasmussen et al. 1987 (shorebird)

Reptilia - Charadriiformes - Jacanidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 135355

Full reference: D. T. Rasmussen, S. L. Olson, and E. L. Simons. 1987. Fossil Birds from the Oligocene Jebel Qatrani Formation, Fayum Province, Egypt. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 62:1-20

Parent taxon: Jacanidae according to G. Mayr and C. Mourer-Chauviré 2000

Sister taxa: Jacana, Janipes

Subtaxa: Nupharanassa bulotorum, Nupharanassa tolutaria

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Type: Nupharanassa bulotorum

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore