PaleoDB taxon number: 229720
Full reference: L. Miller. 1925. Avian remains from the Miocene of Lompoc, California. Carnegie Institution of Washington 349:107-117
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