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Aletornis Marsh 1872 (bird)

Reptilia

PaleoDB taxon number: 174017

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1872. Notice of some new Tertiary and post-Tertiary birds. The American Journal of Science and Arts, series 3 4(19-24):256-262

Parent taxon: Gruinae according to A. Wetmore 1940

Sister taxa: Anthropoides, Paragrus

Subtaxa: Aletornis bellus, Aletornis gracilis, Aletornis nobilis, Aletornis pernix

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore