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Polarornis Chatterjee 2002 (loon)

Reptilia - Gaviiformes - Gaviidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 243335

Full reference: S. Chatterjee. 2002. The morphology and systematics of Polarornis, a Cretaceous Loon (Aves: Gaviidae) from Antarctica. Proceedings of the 5th Symposium of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution 125-155

Parent taxon: Vegaviidae according to F. L. Agnolín et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Australornis, Maaqwi, Neogaeornis, Vegavis

Subtaxa: Polarornis gregorii

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Type: Polarornis gregorii

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore