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Heliadornis Olson 1985 (tropicbird)

Reptilia - Pelecaniformes - Phaethontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 230350

Full reference: S. L. Olson. 1985. A new genus of tropicbird (Pelecaniformes; Phaethontidae) from the middle Miocene Calvert Formation of Maryland. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 98(4):851-855

Parent taxon: Phaethontidae according to S. L. Olson 1985

Sister taxa: Phaethon, Phaethusavis

Subtaxa: Heliadornis ashbyi

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Type: Heliadornis ashbyi

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore