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Limosa vanrossemi Miller 1925 (godwit)

Reptilia - Charadriiformes - Scolopacidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 229720

Full reference: L. Miller. 1925. Avian remains from the Miocene of Lompoc, California. Carnegie Institution of Washington 349:107-117

Belongs to Limosa according to K. Lambrecht 1933

Sister taxa: Limosa fedoa, Limosa lapponica, Limosa limosa

Type specimen: UCMP 26545, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Lompoc Quarry, which is in a Tortonian basinal (siliciclastic) diatomite in the Monterey Formation of California.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore