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†family Tytthostonychidae Olson and Parris 1987 (bird)

Reptilia - Procellariiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 143477

Full reference: S. L. Olson and D. C. Parris. 1987. The Cretaceous birds of New Jersey. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 63:1-22

Parent taxon: Procellariiformes according to S. L. Olson and D. C. Parris 1987

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

Subtaxa: Tytthostonyx

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Type: Tytthostonyx

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore