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Eudocimus peruvianus Campbell 1979 (ibis)

Reptilia - Natatores - Plataleidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 289768

Full reference: K. E. Campbell. 1979. The non-passerine Pleistocene avifauna of the Talara Tar Seeps, northwestern Peru. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contribution 118:1-203

Belongs to Eudocimus according to K. E. Campbell 1979

Sister taxa: Eudocimus albus, Eudocimus leiseyi, Eudocimus paganus, Eudocimus ruber

Type specimen: ROM 12917, a limb element (left tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is Talara Tar Seeps, which is in a Pleistocene tar horizon in Peru.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore